NEWS : TUE, SEP 11, 2018 at 7:01 AM

Watch The New Beach House Video For “Drunk In LA” - Directed by Sonic Boom - from ‘7’ Their Acclaimed New Album

Beach House also shares “Black Car (Sonic Boom Remix)”.

7 is one of the Best Albums of 2018 (So Far): Stereogum(#1), Rolling StoneNPR, Entertainment WeeklyBillboard.
**** - TheGuardian
**** - Rolling Stone
“Best New Music” (8.9/10) - Pitchfork
“The new Beach House album is their best yet” - Vulture

Beach House’s “Drunk In LA” is one of the standouts from 7, the group’s acclaimed new album for 2018. And now the song has a new, kaleidoscopic video directed by album co-producer Sonic Boom. 

Upon the album’s release, Stereogum included the track in its “5 Best Songs of the Week,” and had this to say: “The immediate standout from Beach House’s magnificent 7 is “Drunk In LA,” a showstopper made stronger by everything else around it. The stuttering opening beat that opens the song blossoms into one of the duo’s most staggering songs yet.” 

Beach House has also delivered a new Sonic Boom remix of “Black Car” [listen here] and had this to say about both the rework, and the “Drunk In LA” video:
7 was co-produced by Sonic Boom aka Peter Kember. We had a lot of fun with him throughout the process, and he helped us remember that any idea is welcome in a recording environment (he played a drill on “Lemon Glow”). 
“While mixing the record with Alan Moulder in London, we were out having dinner and Pete mentioned an idea for a video where the viewer is always looking up from the ground. This became the “Drunk in LA” video. When he sent it to us, we complimented and commented on the trippy, dreamlike nature of the video and he wrote that it was essentially just a day in his life.
“We have never had a remix, but we thought it would be cool if Pete did one. We really like the one he did for “Black Car,” because it feels like a different song, focused largely on voice and arpeggio. It feels like a poem this way, and the minimal treatment highlights the lonesome quality of the song. Hope you enjoy! Much Love.”

Beach House Tour Dates + Ticket Links

Beach House just completed a sold-out, North American tour in support of 7. The band will resume their overseas dates on September 25th in Lisbon, PT at Coliseu dos Recreios and end touring for 2018 on October 20th in Dublin, IE at Vicar Street.  

Sep. 25 - Lisbon, Portugal - Coliseu dos Recreios
Sep. 26 - Porto, Portugal - Teatro sa da Bandeira
Sep. 27 - Madrid, ES - La Riviera 
Sep. 28 - Barcelona, ES - Razzmatazz 
Sep. 30 - Lyon, France - Epicerie Moderne
Oct. 01 - Köln, DE - Gloria
Oct. 02 - Berlin, DE - Huxleys
Oct. 04 - Lund, SE - Mejeriet 
Oct. 05 - Gothenburg, SE - Trädgar’n
Oct. 07 - Oslo, NO - Rockefeller Music Hall
Oct. 08 - Stockholm, SE- Münchenbryggeriet
Oct. 09 - Copenhagen, DK - Forum Black Box
Oct. 11 - Hamburg, DE - Kampnagel
Oct. 12 - Utrecht, NL - TivoliVredenburg 
Oct. 13 - Brussels, BE - AB [Sold Out]
Oct. 15 -  Paris, FR - Olympia
Oct. 17 - London, UK - Troxy 
Oct. 18 - London, UK - Troxy [Sold Out]
Oct. 19 - Manchester, UK - Albert Hall [Sold Out]
Oct. 20 - Dublin, IE - Vicar Street [Sold Out]

7, featuring the videos and singles for “Black Car” [watch here], “Dark Spring” [watch here], “Lemon Glow,” “Dive” and the aforementioned “Drunk In LA,” is available now from Sub PopBella Union (Europe), and Mistletone (Australia / New Zealand). 

Read more from Beach House on 7 at Sub Pop.

Posted by Rachel White