YOU GOTTA SEE THIS: “Strangers Are Strange” by Unknown Mortal Orchestra

February 27. 2012 | By Sean Morris


Though nowhere near as peculiar as “Thought Ballune,” Unknown Mortal Orchestra‘s “Strangers Are Strange” provides another glimpse into the lighthearted spirit of an engaging ensemble. The springy groove is reminiscent of what Beastie Boys do in between striking b-boys-to-men poses, so it’s only fitting that the video looks like the easily distracted spawn of “Sabotage.” Observe the anything but secretive observations of several brightly lit shady deals, and for Amanda Peet‘s sake, check out the rest of the album already!

Check out the video for “Strangers Are Strange” here:

Tour Dates
02/24 San Francisco, CA Clift Hotel (Free w/ RSVP)
02/25 Los Angeles, CA Echoplex*
02/26 Santa Monica, CA The Central*
02/27 San Luis Obispo, CA SLO Brew*
02/28 Visalia, CA Cellar Door*
03/01 Santa Cruz, CA Coconut Grove Ballroom#
03/02 San Diego, CA Birch North Park Theatre#
03/04 Vail, CO Snowball Music Festival
03/05 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad#
03/07 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit#
03/08 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa#
03/09 Dallas, TX Granada Theatre#
03/10 Monterrey, Mexico Festival NRMAL#
03/12 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jack’s#
03/13 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s#
03/14 Austin, TX SXSW
03/16 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre#
03/17 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue#
03/18 Reno, NV Cargo#
05/26 George, WA Sasquatch Festival

* = w/ White Arrows
# = w/ Girls

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