Upbeat, electronic melodies heard in “Default,” “Storm,” and “Love’s Dart” snuck off the record revealing the band’s dreamy beach-like quality depicting a happy-go-lucky youth–so, why wouldn’t listeners want more than a tease?
“Hail Bop” is the newest and last track to sneak off the album before its August 14th launch date, and plays up a Cut Copy-meets-Beach Boys sound, which surprisingly is as unique as it is well-done.
The video accompaniment, directed by Daniel Swan, features Django Django singer/guitarist, Vinnie Neff caught in a cosmic world that any Nintendo 64 veteran would recognize. The abstract concept came from the mind of their drummer (and video producer), David Maclean. It is what you might imagine a computer generator’s heaven might look like: All on a grid, the video features a psychedelic universe of swirly terrains, glowing horizons, and a mansion in space to house world-class cars and a leisurely lifestyle. Enjoy and happy Friday!
The self-titled debut album of Django Django has been as elusive as a unicorn for anyone who caught glimpses of the the Scottish quartet’s synth-pop throughout the beginning of this year. Thus far, the withheld album has been praised and previewed sparingly via leaks and limited releases, but has yet to be fully released.