alden volney

Video: The Waves - Villagers

It's taken me a while to realise just how magnificent this single is from Villagers. 'The Waves' is something like what I would imagine the love child of the Notwist, Can and an early 90s rave to sound like. The video, directed by Alden Volney, is totally sick too.

You can catch them on tour in February:

Friday 8th February                  SHEFFIELD                 Leadmill

Saturday 9th February              NEWCASTLE              Warehouse

Sunday 10th February              GLASGOW                 Stereo

Tuesday 12th February             LEEDS                         Wardrobe

Wednesday 13th February        MANCHESTER           Gorilla

Thursday 14th February           BIRMINGHAM           HMV Library

Saturday 16th February            BRISTOL                     Trinity

Sunday 17th February              BRIGHTON                 Old Market

Monday 18th February             PORTSMOUTH           Wedgewood Rooms

Wednesday 20th February        LONDON                    Village Underground

Pre-sale for tickets is on the band's site. The Waves is out this week with the album {Awayland} following on 14 January on Domino. Pre-order from on CD or LP [affiliate links].