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AC/DC Unveil Music Video for “Witch’s Spell”: Watch

The song appears on the legendary band's critically acclaimed 2020 album Power Up

AC/DC Witch's Spell video
AC/DC, courtesy of Columbia Records
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    AC/DC have conjured up a music video fo “Witch’s Spell” from their 2020 album Power Up. The performance-based clip features some nifty animation that plays along to the song’s theme.

    In the video, we see the reunited classic lineup of AC/DC — Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Cliff Williams, and Phil Rudd — along with Stevie Young (who replaced late guitarist Malcolm Young) performing the hard-rocking tune. The animation, handled by production company Wolf & Crow, takes the band members inside a crystal ball and also places them on tarot cards, as they’re literally “caught in a witch’s spell.”

    Power Up marked a return of Johnson, Williams, and Rudd to AC/DC after all three had been out of the band for various reasons. The album earned critical acclaim upon its release in November, but thus far the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have not been able to tour in support of the effort due to the pandemic.

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    Johnson, who was replaced by Axl Rose on the band’s last tour in 2016 due to hearing issues, seems to be back in fine form. He recently joined Foo Fighters for a performance of “Back in Black” during the nationally televised “Vax Live” concert, and delivered his signature wail on the AC/DC classic.

    Another singer who can nail an AC/DC classic is 7-year-old Jesús del Río, who absolutely wowed the panel of coaches with a rousing rendition of “Highway to Hell” on Spain’s edition of The Voice Kids last month.

    Check out the video for AC/DC’s “Witch’s Spell” below, and if you haven’t gotten your hands on Power Up yet, click here to pick up a copy.

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