Happyness’ New Video For ‘SB’s Truck’ Is ‘About What Bob Dylan Does In His Green Room’

“We always thought it was kind of a funny idea that a cartoon person might have to turn up to a big glamorous cover shoot for a magazine like ‘Mad’. And that ended up fusing with a pretty vague video idea we’ve had floating around for a while about what Bob Dylan does in his green room.”

So say Happyness of the video to their new track ‘SB’s Truck’, released to coincide with their tour supporting The Dandy Warhols. Always ones with a taste of the surreal about their work, the track itself is a low-slung piece of Elliott Smith-influenced melancholy, which “has something to do with [the late, famed, 80s wrestler and actor] André The Giant as a teenager having to be taken to school in Samuel Beckett’s truck because he couldn’t fit in his dad’s car”.

So there you have it. Here’s the video:

See happiness on tour supporting The Dandy Warhols (all dates in May):

16 Zurich Plaza, Switzerland
17 La Cartonnerie, Reims, France
18 L’Aéronef, Lille, France
20 O2 Academy, Bristol UK
21 Electric Ballroom, London UK
22 Engine Rooms, Southampton UK
23 Rescue Rooms, Nottingham UK
24 University Of Northumbria, Newcastle UK
26 The Art School, Glasgow UK
27 Limelight 2, Belfast UK
28 The Academy, Dublin Ireland