CSS announce fan video contest

They want fans to direct the video for 'Alcohol'

CSS have announced a contest for fans to direct the video for forthcoming European single ’Alcohol’.

The band will be filmed in front of a “green screen”, and fans can manipulate the footage to make their video .

Users of the Italian social networking/video site QOOB can access the raw footage and create their own clip, which must be submitted by April 15.

CSS will choose the winner and the director will win £1,342 (2,000 euros).

Meanwhile the band, whose next UK single will be a re-release of ‘Let’s Make Love And Listen To Death From Above’, are currently playing the Shockwaves NME Awards Indie Rave tour along with Klaxons, The Sunshine Underground and New Young Pony Club.

The remainder of the tour will call at:

Bristol Anson Rooms (February 14)

Liverpool Academy (16)

Manchester Academy 1 (17)

Sheffield Plug (18)

Portsmouth Pyramids (20)

Cambridge Junction (21)

London Hammersmith Palais (22)

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS , now.

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