added: 30 Jan 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
The video for 'Mind Mischief', the third official single off 2012's critically acclaimed 'Lonerism', is proudly brought to you by Modular.
Directed by Colonel Blimp's David Wilson (Passion Pit, Metronomy) featuring both live action and Tame Impala's signature trippy psychedelic animated visuals, the video shows a schoolboy's fantasy sex romp with one particularly come-hither teacher.
The video was co-produced by Urban Outfitters as the twelfth installment of their UO Music Video Series.
The 'Mind Mischief' single package, with remixes by Ducktails and The Field, will be available in digital and vinyl formats 4th March in the UK and Europe Previous single 'Feels Like We Only Go Backwards' also gets another push in the UK, released 25th March on Modular.
The video follows on from the announcement of Tame Impala's Hammersmith Apollo show, their biggest headline show to date will be happening on the 25th June. Tickets are priced £19.50, available here.
The band are set to start a full US tour mid Feb, taking in a slot at Coachella, then head back to Europe for festivals including Primavera in February. More details are to follow on the shows.
In other news the official video for 'Feels Like We Only Go Backwards' has now clocked up over 1 million hits on You Tube. Created by animators Joe Pelling and Becky Sloan, it's a hypercolour wave, a visual imprint of their sonic landscape, and totally Tame Impala. Scroll down to watch:
'Lonerism' is out now worldwide on Modular Recordings. Get your copy now via iTunes, Rough Trade, The ModShop, or your favorite local record store.
Critical acclaim for 'Lonerism':
No.1 Urban Outfitters Album of the Year (USA)
No.1 NME Album of the Year (UK)
No.1 Filter Magazine Top 10 Albums of 2012 (USA)
No.1 Triple J Listeners Poll - Best Album of 2012
No.2 Pitchfork Readers Poll
No.2 Acclaim Albums of the Year (CAN)
No.2 Under The Radar 2012 Albums (USA)
No.4 Pitchfork Best Albums of 2012 (USA)
No.6 Village Voice Pazz and Jop Albums List
No.6 The Guardian Best Albums of 2012 (UK)