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Must Watch: Andrew Garfield Does Drag In Gorgeous New Video For Arcade Fire’s Gay Empowerment Anthem ‘We Exist’

Must Watch: Andrew Garfield Does Drag In Gorgeous New Video For Arcade Fire's Gay Empowerment Anthem 'We Exist'

Arcade Fire and Spiderman have teamed up for the video for the band’s “We Exist,” and it’s a beautiful ode to finding yourself.  

Directed by David Wilson (who also did the videos for Passion Pit’s “Take a Walk” and Arctic Monkeys’ “Do I Wanna Know?”), the six minute clip finds Garfield playing a young gay man in a small town who decides to face himself and his homophobic surroundings by shaving his head, dressing in drag and heading to the local bar — where he eventually dances out his anxieties (and then, well, heads to Coachella). 

Gorgeously shot and quite poignant, it’s definitely a good way to start your Friday:

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