From the album Shriek, out April 29, 2014 on Merge Records (US/Canada) and April 28, 2014 on City Slang Records (UK/Europe).
Produced & Directed by Ben O'Brien
Edited by Ben O'Brien & Alan Resnick
Associate Producer: Cricket Arrison
Choreography: Ben O'Brien, Cricket Arrison
Director of Photography: Noah Collier, Alan Resnick
Stunt Double: Belinda Watson
Production Assistant & Off-Camera Hands: Meredith Moore
Cricket Arrison............Painter #1
Ben O'Brien............Painter #2
Robert Lee Hardy
Catering: Golden West Café
Thank You: Matthew Yake, Pat Whitehead, Waldorf School of Baltimore, Dan Stack, Serious Grip & Electric, Golden West Café, Lola Pierson, Jessie Hughes, Chaddie Hughes, Annex 3E
Created by AB Video Solutions
On April 29, pop duo Wye Oak will release their new album Shriek via Merge. The album marks an expanded sound from the group, which they explore in a new video for "The Tower."
The song combines a pulsing acoustic guitar with some dreamlike synths. The accompanying video, on the other hand, is both playful and humourous as two painters prance and dance through a city, coating themselves in paint and eventually meeting up with some hospital staff, who join them in a heavily choreographed dance.