Sylvan Esso's Video for "Dreamy Bruises" Makes the Apocalypse Look Hella Fun

Is this an M. Night Shyamalan short? Is it ever wise to follow a bouncing ball into the woods?

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Sep 8 2014, 5:34pm


Is this an M. Night Shyamalan short? Is it ever wise to follow a bouncing ball into the woods? Where are Amelia and Nichoas driving too and can we come? Is the apocalypse just an excuse to dance in time with everyone in the world even though living in the world is like dancing out of step with everyone else for the duration of your existence?

Whatever. Sylvan Esso have a video out for the synthy, slightly sinister "Dreamy Bruises" (ain't nothing dreamy about a bruise), and these are just some of the questions it raised for me.

P.S. If you wanna remix this tune, here are the stems! Tweet us the results.

Sylvan Esso Tour Dates:

9/8 Toronto, ON - The Drake Hotel + **SOLD OUT**
9/9 Burlington, VT - Higher Ground + **SOLD OUT**
9/10 Boston, MA - The Sinclair + **SOLD OUT**
9/11 Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade NYC **SOLD OUT**
9/12 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom + **SOLD OUT**
9/13 Washington DC - Rock and Roll Hotel +
9/17 Dresden, DE - Altes Wettburo
9/19 Hamburg, DE - Hamburg Introducing
9/18 Berlin, DE - Introducing Berlin @ Schwutz
9/20 Essen, DE - King Kong Kicks @ Hotel Shanghai
9/22 Cologne, DE - Studio 672
9/23 Luxembourg - Rockhal
9/25 Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
9/26 Antwerp, BE - Trix Bar
9/27 Paris, FR - Badaboum
9/28 Zurich, CH - Stall 6
9/30 Brighton, UK - Green Door Store
10/1 Birmingham, UK - Hare and Hounds
10/2 London, UK - Oslo
10/3 Bristol, UK - Louisiana
10/4 Cardiff, UK - Buffalo Bar
10/6 Manchester, UK - Soup Kitchen
10/7 Dublin, IE - Workman’s Club
10/8 Belfast, IE - Black Box
10/9 Glasgow, UK - Nice ’n’ Sleazy
10/31 Saxapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom
11/8 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater #
11/10 Sacramento, CA - Memorial Auditorium #
11/14 Los Angeles, CA - Shrine Auditorium #
11/15 Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl #
1/23 New York, NY - Terminal 5
1/31-2/4 Riviera Maya, Mexico - Hard Rock Hotel (MMJ’s One Big Holiday) &
1/23/2015


+ with Doe Paoro
# with Foster the People

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