Put up Animal have by no means been shy about their basic rock influences, however “No Extra Sports activities” takes the ’80s theatrics to an entire new degree with uneven guitar, spacey synthesizers, and lyrics like “Going 95 down the freeway of burning want.” Even higher, the one comes with a kaleidoscopic, partially animated music video that appears prefer it was ripped instantly from a Guitar Hero efficiency.
The Chicago psych rockers defined the origins of “No Extra Sports activities” in an announcement, calling it “an ode to early enviornment rock of the ’80s with a twist of ego loss of life. All of the bravado of a hair steel tune with lyrics that study self accountability. All of us should let unfastened within the circle pit of life, however by no means on the expense of others. We’re not enjoying video games anymore.”
The band identify dropped a number of different ridiculous rockers in explaining the video, noting, “We needed one thing visually stimulating that emulated the tongue in cheek nature of the tune. All of us grew up within the Tim and Eric/Tenacious D period of corny, over-the-top animation and suppose the type will not be solely hilarious, however entertaining. Plus who doesn’t desire a T-Rex AND a dragon of their video???” Watch the clip under.
Love Gibberish arrives Could thirteenth, and you may pre-order it right here. Put up Animal introduced the report by sharing first single “Pet Canine.” Later this month, the band will embark on a North American tour. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.