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Monday, July 11, 2011

Watch Lilac's Woozy, Barbecue-Tastic Video for "So Young"

Posted By on Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 4:09 PM

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San Francisco indie band Lilac released a pretty decent video for new single "So Young" yesterday. The video's description notes that it was shot on July 4, "with close friends at a Mission District backyard BBQ" -- and that's pretty much all you have to know.

Like the song itself, the video is woozy and dreamy, with shots of fireworks superimposed over the barbecue and a performance that seems only loosely connected to the music. The clip meanders through the day's activities -- with plenty of Tecate and grilling, of course. Check it out after the jump.

"So Young" was released online on June 7 as part of the band's S/T EP. Vinyl copies of the EP will be available in stores on July 19.

Lilac hits the Independent with Zodiac Death Valley and Cannons and Clouds on July 21.

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