“Two thousand feline mistresses laying all over the cobblestone. Yeah, you see the ones with their ears clipped. They’ve been mastered.” That’s the kind of surreal, shamanic proclamation you can expect from New York City’s buzziest band, Wall, who gave their first ever interview to NME back in January.
‘Milk’ is taken from the band’s self-titled EP, released in January. It’s just received a cinematic video – their second, following the performance vid for ‘Cuban Cigars’ – and it’s a twisted experience. Directed by Kevin Hayden, it features eggs held in suggestive positions; super-stretchy cheese fondues; a competitor for Grumpy Cat’s crown (named Ramona Brooks); and two seriously creepy girls.
“I was amazed at how willing and able the young girls were to play along with being part of the ominous environment,” frontwoman Sam York says of the pair. “Then again, we were basically doing a grown-up version of make believe, so maybe they thought everything was perfectly normal.” She adds that Ram Jam, the cat, is now “everyone’s favourite celebrity.”
The band are working on their debut album, which they say incorporates all four of them on vocals. Check out the video for ‘Milk’ here and see the band’s clutch of European tour dates below:
Wall’s European tour dates:
Oct 28: London Calling at Paradiso, Amsterdam
Oct 29: Razzmatazz, Barcelona
Nov 1: Old Blue Last, London
Nov 3: Le Pop Up Du Label, Paris
Nov 4-5: Rolling Stone Weekender, Weissenhäuser Strand
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