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Mini Mansions have revealed the new video for ‘Midnight In Tokyo’

Mini Mansions have revealed the new video for ‘Midnight In Tokyo’, taken from their Works Every Time EP which was released on September 28. The video, directed by Will Goodan, finds Michael Shuman headed to Tokyo to shoot the visual. Following on from their critically acclaimed 2015 album ‘The Great Pretenders’, which saw the band tour with the likes of Tame Impala, Arctic Monkeys and Royal Blood, only now are the LA trio ready to unmask themselves more than ever before. The recording of the Works Every Time EP at Hollywood’s Barefoot Recording Studios was co-produced by the band and Cian Riordan, who worked with them on their prior record, whilst Jon Theodore (Queens of the Stone Age) and Darren Weiss (Papa) tracked the drums. Dash Hutton (HAIM) will be playing live with the band.

When we had a chat with Michael Shuman about the new EP last week  he had this to say about  ‘Midnight In Tokyo’ 

” Well, even though it’s a pretty fun, danceable track the content is maybe the most literal song I’ve ever written. Midnight In Tokyo is about a trip I had in Tokyo it was a really deep existential one for me. It was with a ex of mine and I got engaged at midnight on new year’s eve in Tokyo and the song kind of starts there. I don’t know how you can talk about a relationship within 3 and a half minutes but it kind of spans the whole thing because I finished the song after we broke up so it was a really weird thing to do, to try to get all that information into a song.

But then production wise I’m a big fan of Damon Albarn and I started as a big Blur fan and I like how he has progressed. He has gone from punk rock to pop to hip hop. Whatever he does- The Gorillaz, which I think is so unique and I think he is one of the great innovators of our time. So it was a little inspired by that. I listened to a lot of Blur so musically that was my biggest inspiration too.”

You can read the full interview here http://indiebuddie.com/a-chat-with-mini-mansions/

Read our review of ‘Works Every Time’ EP here http://indiebuddie.com/mini-mansions-works-every-time-ep/

Watch the video for ‘Midnight In Tokyo’ below


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