of Montreal – “Let’s Relate” Video

of Montreal released their fourteenth studio album, Innocence Reaches, a few weeks ago. They’re about to embark on a long North American tour, and today they’re sharing a video for “Let’s Relate.” One of our commenters pointed out that the song sounds like “Kevin Barnes fronting LP1-era Crystal Castles,” and I haven’t been able to get that comparison out of my head. It’s a great song, and now it has an ebullient video to go along with it which was directed by Benjamin Rouse and Barnes and takes place at a drag party. “In a concupiscent spirit-rebellion against the discriminatory policies being championed by Right Wing/Christian Wrong politicians against the LGBTQ community as of late, we present an altogether inclusive and decidedly love-addled message to the world,” Barnes says of the video. “Let’s not hate! LET’S RELATE!” Watch and check out oM’s upcoming tour dates below.

Tour Dates:
9/2 Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
9/3 Charleston, SC @ Charleston Pour House
9/4 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
9/5 Norfolk, VA @ Work Release
9/6 Charlottesville, VA @ The Jefferson
9/7 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
9/8 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
9/9 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
9/10 Boston, MA @ Paradise
9/11 New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
9/12 Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street Ballroom
9/13 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
9/14 Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
9/15 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
9/16 Detroit, MI @ The Majestic Theatre
9/17 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
9/18 Kalamazoo, MI @ Bells Eccentric Café
9/19 Chicago, IL @ Metro
9/20 Madison, WI @ The Majestic Theatre
9/21 Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward Theater
9/22 St. Louis, MO @ Ready Room
9/23 Memphis, TN @ The Hi Tone Café
9/24 Chattanooga, TN @ Revelry Room
10/12 Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle
10/13 Louisville, KY @ Headliner’s Music Hall
10/14 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
10/15 Minneapolis, MN @ The Cedar Cultural Center
10/16 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
10/17 Denver, CO @ The Bluebird
10/18 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
10/19 Boise, ID @ El Korah Shrine
10/20 Seattle, WA @ Neumos
10/21 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/22 Arcata, CA @ The Kate Buchanan Room at Humbolt State University
10/23 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
10/24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent
10/25 Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent
10/26 Santa Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf
10/27 Dallas, TX @ Trees
10/28 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
10/29 Houston, TX @ Walter’s Downtown
10/30 Mobile, AL @ Soul Kitchen
10/31 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West

Innocence Reaches is out now via Polyvinyl.