Did someone tip off APOLLO SUNSHINE about the current economic crisis when they were writing songs during the summer of 2007 in the Catskill Mountains?
MAX KOEPKE (U2’s “Windows in the Sky”) directs the video for Boston-born band’s latest single, “Money” — which comes off of their third full-length album, SHALL NOISE UPON. The collection of clips and stills about the role of money in America is a timely, fitting visual accompaniment to the genre-bucking trio’s dreamy folk fantasy about a world with no currency.
While we’re glad that they’d still play guitars in this brave new utopia, you can bet that we wouldn’t be tied to this desk. Sorry people.
Check out the video after the jump and let us know if you found it entertaining in the comments.
Apollo Sunshine is on tour in the Western US through the end of the month.
Nov 08 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk (Fun Fun Fun Festival After Party…w/ White Denim) Nov 11 Tucson, AZ @ Plush Nov 12 San Diego, CA @ The Casbah Nov 13 Las Vegas, NE @ Beauty Bar Nov 14 Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland (Co-headline) Nov 15 Visalia, CA @ The Cellar Door (Co-headline) Nov 16 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent Nov 18 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge Nov 19 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey Nov 20 Boise, ID @ Neurolux Nov 21 Park City, UT @ Sidecar Nov 22 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge