The Dandy Warhols Frames Sex Business With Pop Art In “Semper Fidelis”

Art, money, and sex.

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Photo: The Dandy Warhols – “Semper Fidelis” (2016) YouTube

Portland-based rock quartet, The Dandy Warhols, gives us a cartoon crash course on sex industry in their new video “Semper Fidelis.” The Rated R cartoons revolve around in pop art format, removing the sexiness and accentuating the aesthetics of the graphics. The echoing vocals are mbedded in the layers of strings and stomping percussions, giving a surreal aura that fits with the color-chaotic video. Hit play:

“Semper Fidelis” is from their tenth album, Distortland, which they released back in April of this year. Known for their commercial success track “Bohemian Like You” back in 2001, The Dandy Warhols have been crafting music since 1994. Their sonic palette fluctuates from retro garage to contemporary nu-wave with a solid rock base. As of now, they are on tour so go see them live:

Europe 2016 tour

7/26 –Festas de Apóstolo (Santiago De Compostela, Spain)

7/29 – Hjem Utkant (Anneland, Norway)

7/30 – Trollrock (Beitostølen, Norway)

North America 2016 tour

8/13 – 94/7 Birthday Party (Portland, OR, USA)

8/14 – The End Summer Camp (Redmond, WA, USA)

9/3 – Riot Fest Denver (Denver, CO, USA)

9/19 – Marquee Beer Market & Stage (Calgary, Canada)

9/20 – The Starlite Room (Edmonton, Canada)

9/22 – Pyramid Cabaret (Winnipeg, Canada)

9/23 – The Varsity Theater (Minneapolis, MN, USA)

9/25 – Skully’s Music Diner (Columbus, OH, USA)

9/27 – Rams Head Live! (Baltimore, MD, USA)

9/29 – Charleston Music Hall (Charleston, SC, USA)

9/30 – The Social (Orlando, FL, USA)

10/1 – Culture Room (Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA)

10/3 – State Theatre (St Petersburg, FL, USA)

10/4 – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA)

10/6 – Terminal West (Atlanta, GA, USA)

10/7 – Mercy Lounge (Nashville, TN, USA)

10/8 – Delmar Hall (Saint Louis, MO, USA)

10/10 – Saturn (Birmingham, AL, USA)

10/11 – Tipitina’s (New Orleans, LA, USA)

10/12 – Granada Theater (Dallas, TX, USA)

10/13 – Scoot (Austin, TX, USA)

10/14 – Scoot Inn (Austin, TX, USA)

10/15 – Scoot (Austin, TX, USA)

Australia 2016 tour

10/26 – Metro City (Northbridge, Australia)

10/27 – HQ Adelaide (Adelaide, Australia)

10/29 – Eatons Hill Hotel (Brendale, Australia)

10/30 – Parkwood Tavern (Ashmore, Australia)

11/3 – ANU Bar (Acton, Australia)

11/4 – Big Top Luna Park (Lidcombe, Australia)

11/5 – Palais Theatre (St Kilda, Australia)