Since Great Grandpa’s debut album, Plastic Cough, came out a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been really obsessed with its closing track, the paranoia-induced zombie invasion turned personal revelation “28 Js L8r.” That has nothing to do with what’s below, but I just wanted to say … damn, that’s a good song! “No” is a good song too, and today the Seattle band is sharing a video for it that was illustrated by Lisa Jake.
Presumably taking a little inspiration from the classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the vid follows around an awkward-looking and empathetic caterpillar that’s getting harassed by some fanged spiders. Sad … but cute! The caterpillar ends up going through their inevitable transformation and, much like the metamorphosis that the band aims to achieve through their music, it comes back as a cool-ass butterfly that fucks shit up by being… incredibly nurturing? It’s a treat to watch, and you can do so below.
07/20 Los Angeles, CA @ The Hi Hat * ^
07/21 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar * ^
07/22 Phoenix , AZ @ The Rebel Lounge * ^
07/23 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad * ^
07/25 Austin, TX @ Sidewinder * ^
07/26 Dallas, TX @ Three Links * ^
07/28 Orlando, FL @ Will’s Pub * ^
07/29 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Purgatory) * ^
07/30 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle (Back Room) * ^
08/01 Washington, DC @ Songbyrd * ~
08/02 Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits * ~
08/04 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right * ~
08/05 Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East (Upstairs) * ~
08/06 Hamden, CT @ The Ballroom at The Outer Space * ~
08/07 Long Branch, NJ Brighton Bar # ^
08/08 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls * ~
08/09 Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness * ~
08/10 Nashville, TN @ The End * ~
* w/ Rozwell Kid
^ w/ Vundabar
~ w/ Chris Farren
Plastic Cough is out now via Double Double Whammy.