Skeletons & the Kings of All Cities Invade Coney Island

WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

Spring may be here, but if you've still got any lingering traces of Seasonal Affective Disorder, the lazy, hazy video for Skeletons & the Kings of All Cities' "What They Said" might be just what the doctor ordered. Formerly known as Skeletons & the Girl-Faced Boys, the motley crew of rotating musicians helmed by Matt Mehlan returns for more experimental instrumentation and inventive arrangements on the forthcoming album, LUCAS. The clip for "What They Said" captures the vibrancy of a summertime Coney Island crowd, replete with dancers, carnival rides, and beach bums. Eagle-eyed video viewers can catch glimpses of situational irony ("Keep Off Jetty") and even a Hulk Hogan sighting. LUCAS will haunt stores May 8 on the Ghostly International imprint.

Now Watch This:
Skeletons & the Kings of All Cities - "What They Said"

On the Web:
skeletons.tv
Skeletons & the Kings of All Cities at MySpace

Talk: Did you like the bare bones style of the Skeletons' video?

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Roger Sellers — Waves " 06:30
  • 2 Dorian Concept — Ann River, Mn " 04:08
  • 3 Run the Jewels — Blockbuster Night Part 1 " 02:32
  • 4 T.I. — New National Anthem Feat Skylar Grey " 04:17
  • 5 Anna Lunoe — All Out (Kastle Remix) " 04:37
  • 6 Katy Perry — Katy Perry - This Is How We Do (feat. RiFF RAFF) " 03:24

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA