See Chairlift's Singer Play Stretch Armstrong in Delorean's 'Unhold' Video

Spanish indie outfit set to tour U.S. in 2014 on behalf of 'Apar' LP

Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

With the trauma of their "virtual kidnapping" now behind them, Barcelona's Delorean are moving forward with the promotion for their latest album, this year's Apar. The pop-friendly foursome have plans to tour the U.S. in early 2014, and they've also just shared the official music video for new single "Unhold." Directed by Eric Epstein and debuted on Nowness, the clip features Chairlift siren Caroline Polachek (who sings vocals on the fluttery tune) wandering through New York's Opus 40 sculpture park. Thanks to some visual trickery, the environment around Polachek warps and bends, giving the short a shapeshifting effect.

"The moving footage is resolved to a flat plane, so that everything in relief from that surface skews and stretches," Epstein says. "The track has this sway to it that I thought could be complimented by the visuals... And to me the lyrics evoke misunderstanding and clashing perspectives, which seemed somewhat fitting for the approach we took."

Watch the silly-putty visual above, and scroll down for Delorean's upcoming tour dates.

Delorean tour dates:

January 24 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
January 25 - Washington, DC @ Black Cat
January 26 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's
January 28 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade @ Purgatory
January 29 - Birmingham, AL @ Bottle Tree
January 30 - New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
January 31 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk
February 1 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
February 3 - El Paso, TX @ Lobrow Palace
February 5 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent
February 6 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
February 7 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theater
February 8 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
February 9 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
February 10 - San Francisco, CA @ Independent
February 11 - Seattle, WA @ Barboza
February 14 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
February 15 - Iowa City, IA @ The Mill
February 18 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
February 20 - Toronto, ON @ Hoxton
February 23 - Boston, MA @ Sinclair

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