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WATCH: New Liars Video
The Quietus , February 7th, 2013 06:17

Angus with no shirt on phwoar!

Liars have just released a new video for their excellent track 'WIXIW', which you can see in all it's frustrating-game-of-basketball, why's-there-a-monster, anguished Angus Andrew glory above. Says Aaron Hemphill of the sporting theme, "When making WIXIW, basketball was the only piece of the outside world we would indulge in. Watching the players in a finite contest, whose performance was validated with stats that showed they either played a good, or bad game provided some sense of relief and envy for us. With songwriting, there is no such way to determine if you did a good job. No rankings or points. No time limit telling you to stop. Here in the WIXIW video directed by What You Steal, we find the world of basketball may not be so clearly defined. This task is shown with more in common to what we were feeling writing the music than what we were envying on the television screen. What You Steal developed this treatment without any input from us, which makes this coincidence seem frighteningly appropriate, and educational." The video comes as Liars announce a host of European and Festival dates, which you can peruse below:

MAY
Sat 18 - The Temple of Dendur at The Met, New York - http://bit.ly/TIBUpT
Sun 19 - Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Thu 23 – Cartonerrie, Reims, France
Sat 25 - Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
Mon 27 – Circolo Artisti, Rome, Italy
Tue 28 – Interzona, Verona, Italy
Wed 29 – Musica 90 Molodiciotto, Torino, Italy
Thu 30 – Cabaret Aleatoire, Marseille, France

JUNE
Sat 1 – Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal
Thu 6 – Trabendo, Paris, France
Thu 13 - Sonar Festival, Barcelona, Spain

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