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

Los Angeles skate punks return with new record and more humor

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    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.

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    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:

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    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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