The song's music video was directed by Emmett Malloy, who has previously helmed visuals for Vampire Weekend's singles "Holiday
" and "Giving Up the Gun
." Malloy has also shot music clips for The White Stripes, Weezer, and Metallica.
The video stars Ezra Koenig hosting a cooking show while a green coiled snake crawls around the kitchen. The reptile also appears on the single's cover and is referenced in the song's lyrics. Anybody with a worried mind can never forgive the sight
Of wicked snakes inside a place you thought was dignified
Later, we see Vampire Weekend performing the song in a candlelit room. Actor and director Jonah Hill makes a brief appearance at the end of the clip.