Tanlines Rock a Dive Bar in ‘All of Me’ Video

Tanlines may have the best Twitter in indie rock, but their music isn’t exactly a consolation prize. The band’s debut album, Mixed Emotions, just came out yesterday — if you need a little bit of convincing to check it out, watch the video for "All of Me," which they released today. Directed by The Mighty Boosh‘s Julian Barratt, it shows a crowd of downbeat middle management types watching the Brooklyn duo on some grainy VHS tape, running through the song in a sort of melancholy way.

That mix of dynamics — introspective lyrics matched to pliable, poppy music — has become Tanlines’ calling card, as the band’s Jesse Cohen told Vulture. "That’s our thing. That’s our sound. That’s the winky-sad," he said. "That’s just generally how I would describe our music, and that’s why I think it’s a grown-up record. It’s complicated in that way. When you make something that’s difficult to categorize, you can get lost. " It’s kind of a lovely song, no?

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