Best Coast's Sun-Dappled 'The Only Place' Video: Premiere

The Queen of the Beach and Bobb Bruno share another love letter to summer

Bethany Cosentino in
Bethany Cosentino in "The Only Place"
David Bevan WRITTEN BY
David Bevan

Fireworks. Watermelon. Convertibles. While the first single from Best Coast's latest (and SPIN Essential) full-length of the same name is both a brochure for Southern California and a love letter to its only season, the Ace Norton-directed video below holds true to one of the song's central refrains: "We always have fun." Watch SPIN cover co-star Bethany Cosentino and her BC bandmate Bobb Bruno get up to no good in the park and on the beach, by the pool and on bikes. "If [California's] tourist board hasn't licensed this song for a promotional campaign yet," SPIN contributor Jon Young wrote of "The Only Place" last month, "it's only a matter of time." Same could be said of its visual accompaniment as well.

The Only Place, incidentally, is one of our 40 Best Albums of 2012... So Far.

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