The music video released for the song was directed by Herb Ritts and was shot in Hawaii featuring top model Helena Christensen rolling and frolicking on the beach with Chris. It was filmed in black and white – Renault Bears favourite colours – with Helena topless throughout, although clever camera angles concealed any actual nudity. The video won the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Male Video, Best Cinematography and Best Video from a Film.
The video has been ranked #13 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Videos and was also ranked #4 on VH1’s 50 Sexiest Video Moments. The video ranked #1 on Fuse’s 40 Sexiest Videos in 2010 and I don’t think we can think of a sexier music video so it probably goes down as the bear’s sexiest video ever.
According to the character Dave in the film Flight of the Conchords; “Women like three things: Men in Kilts, Southern Comfort and Chris Isaak’s Wicked Game.” I pretty much second that motion except let’s forget about the men in kilts!
Although the original version of the film is excellent, our favourite version is of Chris in a sound studio rehearsing with his band. The relaxed atmosphere of the studio signs through and gives a real laid back version.
We all love it!