Gunner Slash and his band Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have dropped a puppet-infused animated video for their single Driving Rain.

It’s the first single to be plucked from their new album Living the Dream, and the video was made by stop-motion superstars Stoopid Buddy Studios, who’ve worked on everything from Yo Gabba Gabba to Robot Chicken.

“The idea behind doing an animated video for Driving Rain is mostly due to the dark subject matter of the song influencing directors to come up with very dramatic, dark and sullen regular live action treatments that weren’t any fun at all (no offense to those guys),” says Slash of the clip. “So, I wanted to create something that could be tongue-in-cheek and yet still be dark with live-action animation. We’re all big fans of Stoopid Buddy and they came up with a great concept and treatment. We love the video and it came out fn’ brilliant. FYI, no puppets were harmed during the making of this video.”

Living the Dream is available now.

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