The first official single off Tame Impala’s anticipated sophomore album ‘Lonerism’ is ‘Elephant’, a blistering stomp through the band’s psychedelic jungle. Today, Tame Impala present the video for ‘Elephant’ as premiered on NME.com.
‘Elephant’ is an analog synthesized video by artist Yoshi Sodeoka, live footage provided by The Silentlights
Watch the ‘Elephant’ video here:
This single, with remixes by Todd Rundgren and Canyons, is now available digitally worldwide.
Listen to the cosmic Todd Rundgren remix of ‘Elephant’:
‘Lonerism’, the forthcoming album from critically acclaimed Perth-based band Tame Impala, will be out October 5th (AUS), October 8th (UK), October 9th (USA) on Modular Recordings.
As previously reported, Tame Impala are touring from worldwide from end of September, starting off at Parklife in Brisbane, Australia. The Lonerism tour reaches the UK at the end of October, full details of this and all EU dates are below.
TAME IMPALA UK + EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
Sun 14 Oct. Cologne, Germany – Gebaude 9
Mon 15 Oct. Paris, France – Bataclan
Tue 16 Oct. Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
Wed 17 Oct. Hamburg, Germany – Gruenspan
Fri 19 Oct. Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller
Sat 20 Oct, Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser
Mon 22 Oct. Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
Tue 23 Oct. Berlin, Germany – Postbahnhof
Thu 25 Oct. Vienna, Austria – Fluc
Fri 26 Oct. Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali
Sat 27 Oct. Lausanne, Switzerland – Les Docks
Mon 29 Oct. Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
Tue 30 Oct. London, UK – Brixton Academy – get tickets
Thu 01 Nov. Manchester, UK – Ritz – get tickets
Fri 02 Nov. Sheffield, UK – Leadmill – get tickets
Sat 03 Nov. Glasgow, UK – ABC – get tickets
“’Elephant’ splits wide open during its midsection for an expansive and lyrical guitar jam that these guys are doing better than just about anyone else right now.” – Pitchfork
“Tame Impala rule.” – Hottest Record In The World – Radio 1 / Zane Lowe
“With stickier melodies, a more evolved effects-pedal game, and elaborately layered instrumentation, Parker is becoming a pied-piper of rock’s next freak-out generation.” – Spin Magazine