It’s part movie blockbuster, part music video. Katy Perry’s “E.T.” video debuted today, and it features a lavishly designed array of special effects, costumes, and makeup. Kanye West makes his own appearances throughout.

A take on – you guessed it – the whole alien thing, Katy Perry is often barely recognizable in alien looks occasionally reminiscient of Avatar… but certainly more glam, and always striking.