Beyonce has been on vacation for over a year. By the looks of her new video, she hasn’t missed a beat.

The superstar singer unveiled her new song and video, “Run the World (Girls),” on “American Idol on Wednesday (where she appeared as a mentor to the contestants), largely bringing back the elements that made her “Single Ladies” song and video mega hits: women’s empowerment, and a brand new dance.

This video, though, ups the stakes, as it’s set in some deserted African nation, with Beyonce and a cadre of women mesmerizing a gang of men who were foolishly set to take their headquarters. The song is the first single off her upcoming album, “4,” which is set for a June 28th release.

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