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Wavves Channel 1970s Glam Rock in “Million Enemies” Video

You're Welcome Due Out May 19 via Ghost Ramp

Apr 12, 2017 Wavves
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Wavves are releasing a new album, You’re Welcome, on May 19 via the band’s own Ghost Ramp label. Previously they have shared various songs from it, including “Daisy,” title track “You’re Welcome,” and “Animal.” Now they have shared another song from it, “Million Enemies,” via its video. In it the band are dressed and styled like a 1970s glam rock band and musically the song has a bit of that vibe too. Watch below, followed by the band’s upcoming tour dates.

Gilles O’Kane and Rocco Rivetti directed the video and had this to say about it: “Wavves came to us with the initial concept of a glam-rock inspired performance video in the style of those 1970s UK music shows like Top of the Pops, or The Old Grey Whistle Test. I’m a big fan of those early Glam performances by artists like Bowie, T.Rex & Roxy Music. Everything about their performances were astonishing, unique, even by today’s standards. But in the ‘70s there was no precedent. I imagined how inconceivable it would have been to watch those performances on live TV, and from that place came the idea for the narrative. The video for ‘Million Enemies’ explores the power of music as a method of escapism, Glam Rock fashion, counter-culture super fandom, teenage rebellion, and the unique sense of belonging that’s created by listening to your favorite artist.”

Wavves Tour Dates:

4/21 - Amarillo, TX - Aztec Music Hall*
4/22 - Rogers, AR - Wal-Mart Amphitheater*
4/23 - Springfield, MO - Shrine Mosque*
4/25 - Pelham, AL - Oak Mountain Amphitheater*
4/26 - Charleston, SC - N. Charleston Coliseum*
4/27 - Knoxville, TN - Civic Coliseum*
4/29 - Charlotte, NC - The Underground
4/30 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle Music Hall
5/01 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre
5/02 - Pensacola, FL - Pensacola Bay Center*
5/03 - Tallahassee, FL - The Pavilion*
5/04 - Orlando, FL - Orlando Fairgrounds*
5/05 - Saint Petersburg, FL - State Theater
5/07 - West Palm Beach, FL - Sunfest*
5/09 - New Orleans, LA - Uno Lakefront Arena*
5/10 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
5/12 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom mce_markernbsp;
5/13 - Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
5/14 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg mce_markernbsp;
5/16 - Philadelphia, PA - The Foundry $
5/17 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall mce_markernbsp;
5/18 - Toronto, ON - Lee’s Palace mce_markernbsp;
5/20 - Columbus, OH - The A&R Music Bar mce_markernbsp;
5/22 - Indianapolis, IN - The Hi Fi mce_markernbsp;
5/23 - Chicago, IL - The Bottom Lounge mce_markernbsp;
5/24 - Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock #
5/25 - Kansas City, MO - The Record Bar #
5/27 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey #
5/28 - Austin, TX - Mohawk #
5/30 - Santa Fe, CA - Skylight #
5/31 - Phoenix, AZ - The Pressroom #
6/01 - San Diego, CA - Irenic #
6/02 - Los Angeles, CA - Teragram #
6/03 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent #
6/05 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile #
6/06 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre #

* W/ Blink 182
$ W/ Post Animal
# W/ Kino Kimino

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