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Hoobastank release interactive music video

More than two decades after the music video explosion of the early 1980s, Hoobastank are taking the medium to the next level with their groundbreaking "My Turn" video.

Helmed by Grammy nominated director P.R. Brown and programmed by Daniel Kim from Deep Fried Productions—, the innovative "My Turn" music video is interactive, allowing viewers to control the on-screen action.

Designed to be viewed online the eye-popping video has the look and feel of a video game, complete with different characters and varying scenarios. Wearing different costumes and swapping instruments, each member of Hoobastank (lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin and drummer Chris Hesse) performed and was shot individually against a green screen. Together with a gaggle of guests (bikini models, senior citizens, Robb's mother and father-in-law, among others), the band created a video that's truly unique—one that offers fans a new experience with each viewing.

"You have the option to create any version of it that you want," says Robb. "You can have Chris sing while I play guitar in drag with an old lady on drums. And you can keep switching it up as the video goes along. Create an all Dan band. An all dog band. Whatever you want. The options are endless. It's very cool and I think that the fans are gonna have fun with it."

"My Turn" appears on Hoobastank's highly anticipated new album For(n)ever (Island Records), which arrives in stores on January 27th. 

The video can be seen here

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