A person’s first festival can be an overwhelming experience, something Jean Noel learns firsthand in Miike Snow’s music video for “Pretender”. Noel (the same large-nosed character who appears in the group’s previous three videos) wanders around Los Angeles’ HARD Summer Fest. Along the way, he’s harassed by random concertgoers, dances his face off, and encounters an all-too-brief brush with stardom. Relive your own festival de-virginization (which hopefully didn’t involve leather pants in 90 degree weather) when you click play below.
Miike Snow’s latest, Happy to You, is out now via Downtown Records/Universal Republic Records.