The snakes are now butterflies as Taylor Swift enters a decidedly upbeat phase in this elaborate video — which is kind of like a day-glo, cotton candy, poppy version of Midnight In Paris, with a major supporting role by Brandon Urie of Panic! At The Disco.
None of the laws of physics seem to apply to the reality that is Sicko Mode, as Travid Scott and Drake hold court in various scenarios filled with abnormal touches that range from over-the-top to larger-than-life.
Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee have all of NYC dancing along as the camera zips from location to location, before ending at a set-piece that adds an African edge to the already bouncy mix of Latin and Caribbean vibes.
The Gospel according to Travis Scott is a weird book indeed, with a vengeful God above, a mother mary figure — played by his real-life partner Kylie Jenner with Khaleesi panache — and lots of other over-the-top VFX craziness that's somewhere between audacious, blasphemous and damned righteous.