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DFA1979 NEW VIDEO FOR ‘VIRGINS” plus SUMMER 2015 TOUR

Thomas Bellflower April 28, 2015

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NEW VIDEO RELEASED FOR THE TRACK “VIRGINS”

FROM THE PHYSICAL WORLD TODAY

 DFA1979 TO JOIN INCUBUS AND DEFTONES 2015 SUMMER TOUR

 

April 28, 2015 (Burbank, CA) Globally revered and highly influential dance-punk duo Death From Above 1979 release a brand new, creepily compelling video for the track “Virgins” from their critically acclaimed album The Physical World. The visually arresting, provocative video for Virgins was directed by Eva Michon. She also directed Life After Death From Above 1979, the feature documentary that captures the band rise, fall out and epically reunite. The documentary was released late last year and is currently availablewww.dfa1979-movie.com. Check out DFA1979‘s new video for “Virgins” at http://youtu.be/rJz0rq1gVLk

 

“The video takes cues from the lyrics of the song which are a meditation on innocence and coming of age. That very precarious time in life when sex is elusive, maybe even frightening but always compelling” – Jesse and Sebastien
 

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http://youtu.be/rJz0rq1gVLk 

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More to come tomorrow when you visit DFA1979‘s official website: www.deathfromabove1979.com

DFA 1979 broke up in 2006, while their debut album You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine and subsequent remix album continued to sell, making Jesse F. Keeler (bass, synths, backing vocals)and Sebastien Grainger (vocals and drums) an underground/overground sensation. After a 10 year hiatus, they decided to reunite and began performing live shows, picking up right where they left off, never missing a beat. DFA 1979 mark their comeback with their latest album The Physical World,produced by D. Sardy (Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, Wolfmother, Oasis) and released this past September 2014. Their rabid cult has only continued to amass even while the band remained inactive.  The band’s mercurial return has helped fulfilled the DFA1979 void all have experienced and left press raving:

 

“The most shocking thing about The Physical World is that it was worth the wait. The Physical Worldis a triumphant statement. Welcome back fellas, you have been missed.”

Alternative Press Magazine

 

All summer 2015 tour dates are listed below:

 

July 22              Clarkston, MI                 DTE Energy Music Theatre

July 23              Tinley Park, IL               First Midwest Bank Amphitheater

July 25              Cincinnati, OH               Riverbend Music Center

July 26              White River, IN              Lawn at White River State Park

Aug 7                Mansfield, MA                X-finity Center

Aug 8                Camden, NJ                  Susquehanna Bank Center

Aug 9                Charlotte, NC                PNC Music Pavilion

Aug 13              Tampa, FL                     MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater

Aug 14              West Palm Beach, FL     Coral Sky Amphitheater

Aug 16              New Orleans, LA            Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square

Aug 17              Austin, TX                      Austin360 Amphitheater

Aug 19              Houston, TX                   Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Aug 20              Dallas, TX                      Gexa Energy Pavilion

Aug 24              Morrison, CO                  Red Rocks Amphitheater

Aug 26              Mountain View, CA         Shoreline Amphitheater

Aug 30              San Diego, CA               Sleep Train Amphitheater

 

 

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