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Machine Gun Kelly On His ‘Tickets To My Downfall’ Movie: “We’re Making A New Pop Punk ‘Grease’”

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James Wilson-Taylor 26 October 2020 at 10.17

MGK shot the full film in just four days.

Machine Gun Kelly has revealed some details on his upcoming film based on new album 'Tickets To My Downfall'.

Speaking to NME, MGK revealed that he shot the entire film in just four days alongside his regular collaborator Mod Sun. Apparently the pair have had an ongoing joke involving classic musical 'Grease 2' which may have led to the idea as "now we’re making a new pop-punk Grease".

The film will mark MGK's directorial debut and he explained a little more about what to expect from the film's central concept:

"It was almost like shooting 14 music videos back-to-back, but with a narrative that’s outside of my personal life stories. It focuses on other characters, and then me and (Travis Barker) are just the narrators. It’s an interesting concept because it hasn’t been done for an album ever, maybe outside of like Pink Floyd’s The Wall."

'Tickets To My Downfall' reached No.1 on the US Billboard Chart and was also his highest charting album in the UK with a debut at No.3.

You can watch our full Video Call interview about the album and his collaborations with blackbear, Yungblud and The Used's Bert McCracken below:

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