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Goths Go to the Waterpark in CHVRCHES’ ‘Empty Threat’ Video

Off the trio's most recent album, 'Every Open Eye'

CHVRCHES’ new music video for “Empty Threat,” the latest single off of their sophomore album Every Open Eye, follows a young Lauren Mayberry-lookalike and her goth friends on a jaunty outing to their local waterpark. While the visuals in the Austin Peters video — which was shot in Miami — are inherently somewhat comical and joyous, there’s as a subtle string of melancholy — the joy these kids have riding waterslides with one another seems to be a brief, halcyon respite for more uncertain times on the precipice of change. Watch it below.

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