"Shot in the Back of the Head" is a song by American electronica musician Moby. It was released as the first single from his ninth studio albumWait for Me as a free download on his website on April 14, 2009. The song is notable for its reversed and chopped up guitar progression.
The man in the video kissing his lover, a woman's head
The music video for the song, directed and animated by David Lynch, was released on April 14, 2009, on Pitchfork.tv. The video contains crude drawings of various objects and landscapes, such as cityscapes and factories. The music video's plot follows a man, whose lover is a woman's head. An unknown person shoots the man in the back of the head, murdering him. The woman's head jumps on the killer and murders him. The video concludes with drawings of the night sky as the video fades to black.