Social Animals have shared the video for their latest track “Get Over It” via Rise Records and directed by Gus Black (Deftones, Phoebe Bridgers, Lennon Stella). The catchy break-up anthem soundtracks moody visuals contrasting the high energy of the song with the desperation in singer Dedric Clark’s lyrics and delivery, as he sings of the feeling of waiting for some form of contact, some communication, which never comes.
“A lot of images from a lot of different apartments wash over me when I think of this song. It feels like I only remember the mornings. Always waiting on a text, or for someone to pick up the phone. I’ve changed my number since then. It felt natural to film the video in a similar scene, and our director GusBlack nailed the landscape from our first phone call. He understood the deliberate contrast between the energetic soundscape and the desperate lyrics, allowing us to visually mimic the ritual highs and lows of waiting around for the feel-good mailman,“ Dedric Clark (vocals, guitar).“We shot this back in August in an abandoned apartment above a recording studio in Alhambra, California. It was hot AF the day of the shoot but it somehow fed into the mood and tone of the video. The concept now seems fitting for the times we’re in… a band playing in an empty room while people sit around doing nothing, just waiting. Love this song and the band,” Gus Black (director).
The band have released a limited edition 7” vinyl, out 3rd April, which features “Get Over It” as well as previous singles “Best Years” and “Bad Things”.
Shortly after announcing their signing to Rise Records in November and releasing their label debut “Bad Things,”SocialAnimals hit the road as direct support to label-mates Angels & Airwaves. Second single “Best Years” – and the stunning music video – received praise from various media outlets. The band supported Ash on a European tour, bringing their electric live show to audiences in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and more.
Social Animals are: Dedric Clark (vocals, guitar) Tony Petersen (guitar) Boyd Smith (drums) Roger Whittet (bass)