Death From Above 1979 have unveiled a psychotropic new video for the track ‘Virgins’, which sees a bunch of Amish kids trip out on mushrooms.
The Eva Michon-directed clip sees the drugged-out youths get intimate with trees, fight furniture, snort the ashes of the dead and spray goat milk straight from the animal’s udder. The band themselves star in the video as cops who arrive to break up the party. Click below to watch.
The track is taken from the Canadian duo’s second album ‘The Physical World’, which was released last year. They’re scheduled to play Glastonbury this year, as well as Brighton’s Concorde 2 venue on June 28.
Band members Sebastien Grainger and Jesse F Keeler split in 2006, but reformed for a series of live shows in 2011 and 2012. Speaking about their future plans last month, Grainger told NME that after the upcoming festival season there are no concrete plans or dates in their diary. “This band doesn’t get any easier,” he said. “It doesn’t matter how long we’ve been doing it, or how well rehearsed we are, it’s just such a physical undertaking. The show is so physical. I’d forgotten about that, you kind of romanticise it. It’s really draining. It takes a lot of energy.”
Asked what this means for the future of the band, Grainger paints a vague picture. “I don’t know what we’re going to be doing next to be honest. We just want to keep the energy in the band positive. I don’t know what’s going to happen, we’ll see.”