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Watch Deerhunter’s video for “Back to the Middle”. Or, lip sync along in drag.

on September 12, 2013, 11:43am

backtothemiddle Watch Deerhunters video for Back to the Middle. Or, lip sync along in drag.

Deerhunter’s back with a new video for Monomania track, “Back to the Middle”. Shot in London and directed by Olivier Groulx, the nostalgically-fudged clip focuses on Pusher actor Durassie Kiangangu, who lip syncs the song in drag. Given the song’s dusty Strokesian instrumentation, the whole thing works together like peas and carrots in Ms. Gump’s dining room. Check it out below; dancing, singing, and wig optional.

In related news, we caught Deerhunter’s performance this week at Chicago’s Metro. Check out Dan Pfleegor’s full report here. Or, you know, go see ’em yourselves.

Deerhunter Fall 2013 Tour Dates:
09/12 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
09/13 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s
09/14 – Detroit, MI @ Laneway Festival
09/16 – Boston, MA @ Royale
09/20 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
09/21 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
09/22 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
10/31 – Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
11/08-10 – Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
12/01 – Tokyo, JP @ Hostess Club Weekender