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FIDLAR announce sophomore album, Too, share hilarious video for “40oz on Repeat” — watch

on June 02, 2015, 10:20am

With a snot-nosed yet undeniably fun brand of garage punk, FIDLAR rumbled into the scene in 2013 with their self-titled debut. Now, the LA outfit have announced their return with their aptly named sophomore album, Too.

Due September 4th via Wichita and Mom + Pop, the twelve-track effort kicks off with the lead single “40oz On Repeat”, a track that’s been previewed live for a bit now. Much like their clip for “Cocaine”, the “40oz On Repeat” video is an easy contender for one of the best videos of the year. The band’s humor is on full display as they switch between budget versions of classic videos with cardboard props and sets. They dress up like everyone from Missy Elliot to Britney Spears, Beastie Boys to Jamiroquai, and just tons more.

All the icon references may be a play on the fact that the track is possibly their poppiest to date, and even includes the line, “I just scream and shout that I’ll never sell out/ I’ll never sell out, man!/ (Wait, how much?).” Either way, it’s a solid introduction to the record and a funny as heck clip. Check it out below, followed by a list of all the videos that inspired it, as well as the Too tracklist and artwork. Pre-order packages are available at the band’s website.

Sugar Ray – “Fly”
Suicidal Tendencies – “Institutionalized”
Missy Elliott – “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)”
Devo – “Jocko Homo”
Weezer – “Undone — The Sweater Song”
Eminem – “The Real Slim Shady”
The Beastie Boys – “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)”
Jamiroquai – “Virtual Insanity”
The Hives – “Walk Idiot Walk”
Oasis – “Wonderwall”
Soundgarden – “Black Hole Sun”
Korn – “Freak On A Leash”
Britney Spears – “…Baby One More Time”
George Michael – “Faith”
Green Day – “Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)”

Too Artwork:

fidlar too

Too Tracklist:
01. 40oz On Repeat
02. Punks
03. West Coast
04. Why Generation
05. Sober
06. Leave Me Alone
07. Drone
08. Overdose
09. Hey Johnny
10. Stupid Decisions
11. Bad Medicine
12. Bad Habits

FIDLAR have also revealed a bunch of headlining dates supporting the record. See their itinerary below.

FIDLAR 2015 Tour Dates:
06/12-14 – Leicestershire, UK @ Download Festival
09/09 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
09/10 – Lawrence, KS @The Bottleneck
09/12 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest Chicago
09/14 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
09/15 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
09/16 – Columbia, MO @ Rose Music Hall
09/18  – Newport, KY @ Thompson House
09/19  – Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch
09/20 – Toronto, ON @ Riot Fest Toronto
09/22 – Montreal, QC @Theatre Fairmount
09/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
09/26 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
09/27 – Boston, MA @ Boston Calling Festival
09/28 – Washington, DC @ The Black Cat
09/29 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
10/02 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Hell Stage
10/03 – Gainesville, FL @ High Dive }
10/05 – Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
10/06 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
10/9-11 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/13 – Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street Collective
10/15 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
10/16 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
10/17 – San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
10/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
10/22 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/23 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
10/28 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
10/30 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theatre
10/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theatre

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