If you thought stormtroopers were heartless tools of Star Wars Evil Empire (or the First Order if you’re more “modern”), then think again – because this surprisingly touching song and music video from Icelandic pop/folk group Bara Heiða shows that even bad guys have feelings too.
Left behind on a strange world (ours), the titular Imperial stormtrooper struggles as he faces prejudice from those he meets, goes on unsatisfying dates and works a dead-end job, only to find true happiness when he meets a lovely Star Wars fan who actually understands him.
While a bit offbeat it’s actually a surprisingly effective love story, and the song is pretty catchy. Finally, a stormtrooper has actually scored a hit.
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