WATCH // Viet Cong Share “Silhouettes’ Video Dir. By Brook Linder Via New York Times T Magazine, New Album Out NowPosted: January 21st, 2015 by Andrew Stevens
Viet Cong‘s highly anticipated self-titled debut album is out now on Jagjaguwar (and Flemish Eye in Canada) and is receiving critical acclaim across the board for it’s depth, power, and sheer inventiveness. Today. the video for “Silhouettes” premiered on New York Times’ T Magazine. You can watch the video above or on YouTube.
From an interview with director Brook Linder – “Silhouettes’ came from blending iconography from old haunted house films and late ’70s, early ’80s sci-fi: So, pluck an astronaut from a spacewalk and set him inorganic-looking galactic explosions.” “Silhouettes” is Today’s Top Tune from KCRW.
The band hits the road in a week with a two sold-out shows in NY. After that, they’ll be in Europe before heading back to North America. Full dates after the jump.