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by Michael Baggs

Tags: Mumford & Sons

New Mumford & Sons video: gay kissing, big beards, US celebrities

US comedy actors star in 'Hopeless Wanderer'

 

New Mumford & Sons video: gay kissing, big beards, US celebrities

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London folk-rockers Mumford & Sons have roped in some big names for their new 'Hopeless Wanderer'. Check it out below.

The track, the fifth single to be released from their second album Babel, features Jason Bateman of Arrested Development, Ed Helms from the US version of The Office, Jason Sudeikis from 30 Rock and Will Forte of Saturday Night Live. The quartet of stars play the roles of Mumford & Sons.

The video pokes fun at Mumford & Sons beards and on-stage intimacy, with exagerrated facial hair and kissing taking place as the video descends into farce.

Watch the 'Hopeless Wanderer' video below

The band have found huge success Stateside, and recently revealed their preference for US performances due to the 'classless' society in America.

"Class is a big issue here, and some people get picked on more than others. I think we probably do," says banjo player Winston Marshall in a new interview with Q magazine. "I mean, it doesn't help that we wear waistcoats and tweed the whole time."

"But there is a reverse snobbishness in England towards that sort of stuff."

He also reveals that the class system in the UK affects the band to the extent where they prefer performing overseas than on home turf, adding: "I think that's one of the reasons we really enjoy America, 'cos we're classless."

Below: Mumford & Sons close Glastonbury 2013

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