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‘Disparate Youth’ Video: Santigold and Friends Found the Tree of Life

Or they found some gnarled arboreal structure that very much resembles what one might imagine when contemplating a life-giving tree. (It also kind of looks like the soul tree from Avatar, minus some fancy lights and the spirit of Sigourney Weaver.) Based on the Big Bang–type explosion that Santigold summons with her fancy ring, plus all the very serious ritualistic preparations that lead up to the universe pyrotechnics, we'll go ahead and stick with the Important Tree explanation for Santigold's "Disparate Youth" video; it may not be the Tree of Life exactly, but it seems fairly powerful as far as these things go. Also, it appears to be located on a very pleasant island where you can ride scooters and experiment with body paint or floral booties. We're down.