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Andy Shauf Releases New Video For "Early to the Party"
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Andy Shauf Releases New Video For "Early to the Party"

Andy Shauf has delivered a delightfully surreal new video for his song “Early To The Party.”

The track is from Shauf’s critically heralded album The Party, which Stereogum called “a lovely, luxuriant thing” and the Independent described as “a baroque-pop exercise with echoes of Seventies smarties like Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman and Steely Dan.”

In a recent Washington Post piece on the resurgence of concept albums, they write of The Party, “the songs themselves are rhythmically taut and painstakingly arranged, underscoring the tension wafting through the room… Love triangles, trapezoids and pentagons quickly collapse into existential loneliness and supernatural weirdness.”

The new clip, directed by Luke McCutcheon & Michael Yablonski (Andrew Bird, Young Galaxy), depicts an offbeat and surreal party attended by an collection of eccentric Twin Peaks-like characters. They socialize with one another, dance alone, and eventually engage in a strange party game which ends on a both poignant and unnerving note.

Watch the new video for Andy Shauf’s “Early To The Party” here:

Andy Shauf is currently on tour in support of his album The Party. 

Live Dates

May 17th, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, US – SOLD OUT

May 19th, BSP Kingston, NY, US May 20th, The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA, US

May 21, Cafe Nine, New Haven, CT, US

June 03 Field Day 2017, London, UK

June 04 Dok, Ghent, Belgium

June 06, La Lune Des Pirates, Amiens, France

June 07 L'Astrolabe, Orléans, France

June 08 La Cooperative De Mai, Clermont-Ferrand, France

June 09, This Is Not A Love Song 2017, Nîmes, France

June 10th, Teatro Regio, Parma, Italy

June 11th, Galzignano Terme, Padua, Italy

June 13th, Monk, Rome, Italy

June 15th, Le Brise Glace, Annecy, France

June 16th Cryptoportique, Reims, France

June 17th, Best Kept Secret Festival 2017, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands

June 18th Maifeld Derby 2017 Mannheim, Germany

June 25, Solid Sound Festival 2017, North Adams, MA, US

July 16th, Festival d'été de Québec 2017, Quebec City, QC, Canada

July 23, FYF Festival , Los Angeles, CA, US

July 30th, WayHome Music and Arts 2017, Oro-Medonte, ON, Canada

Aug 4th, Osheaga Music & Arts 2017, Montreal, QC, Canada

Aug 5th, Pickathon 2017 Happy Valley, OR, US

Aug 18th Vodafone Paredes de Coura 2017, Paredes de Coura, Portugal

Aug 19th Steinberggasse, Winterthur, Switzerland

Aug 20th Green Man Festival 2017, Brecon Beacons, UK

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