FIDLAR Share Apocalyptic Video for New Single "Too Real"

The single is off an as-of-yet unnamed forthcoming album

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FIDLAR Share Apocalyptic Video for New Single "Too Real"

FIDLAR are back with the nihilistic national address “Too Real” and its apocalyptic accompanying music video. The single is off a forthcoming, as-of-yet unnamed album, which will be released through Mom + Pop Records.

Frontman Zac Carper said in a statement that the song “was written during the election and everyone was fighting each other. The reality is that everyone fuckin’ sucks. Why can’t we all just get along/bong?”

That’s the “real” part of “Too Real”: The barbs come fast and hard, and seemingly no one is safe. “There’s a bunch of white people calling white people white,” Carper sings in a spittle-fueled rage over dire newscasts and some creepy-as-hell old silent film. “You’ve gone so far to the left, you’ve ended up on the right,” he adds later, while the guitars go haywire and the drum set seemingly collapses in on itself. Guest appearances in the video include wildfires, zombies, Care Bears and John Rambo, a veritable four-horsemen-style collective.

The single comes out in the midst of FIDLAR’s national tour, the dates of which can be found down below.

Watch the video for “Too Real” and listen to FIDLAR’s 2012 Daytrotter Session below.

FIDLAR North American Tour Dates:

Special Guest: Dilly Dally
Opener: NOBRO

September
14 – Boston, Mass. @ Paradise Rock Club
15 – New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
16 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer
18 – Washington D.C. @ 9:30 Club
19 – Durham, N.C. @ Cat’s Cradle
21 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Cannery Ballroom
22 – Atlanta, Ga. @ The Masquerade
23 – New Orleans, La. @ Tipitina’s Uptown

Special Guest: Dilly Dally
Opener: The Side Eyes

October
18 – San Diego, Calif. @ The Observatory North Park
19 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Van Buren
22 – Austin, Texas @ Emo’s
23 – Houston, Texas @ White Oak Music Hall
24 – Dallas, Texas @ Canton Hall
26 – Englewood, Colo. @ Gothic Theatre
27 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Depot
29 – Vancouver, B.C. @ Canada @ Vogue Theatre*
30 – Seattle, Wash. @ Showbox SoDo
31 – Portland, Ore. @ McMenamin’s Crystal Ballroom

November
02 – Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Theater
03 – Hollywood, Calif. @ Hollywood Palladium

(* – without The Side Eyes)

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