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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Go Out Drinking with SF's the Frail in the Intoxicated New Video for "Frenemies"

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 2:27 PM

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Our fair city has something of a reputation for being filled with what we might charitably call lushes. (Others might call them "drunks." Or "regular people.") This David Dutton-directed clip for "Frenemies," by S.F. indie-dance outfit the Frail, isn't going to help that rep, but it will certainly feel familiar to those of you Tecate fans who spend too much time in S.F. bars like Delirium, Kilowatt, and the Phoenix. (And who punctuate their bar stool hours with record-buying at Amoeba.) Shot with a sort of whimsical, bewildering perspective on the main characters, the video makes a great companion to the breezy, uptempo "Frenemies." The song feels a lot more happy and sincere than the title implies -- in fact, it feels like it might get pretty addictive if you let it. Check out the video after the jump.

The Frail plays tomorrow with the Hundred Days at the Rickshaw Stop.


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