Brookyln psychedelic-pop trio Regal Degal have returned with a Lily X-directed video for "Pyramid Bricks," the first single from their forthcoming sophomore album Not Now. Set in an imagining of ancient Egypt, frontman Josh da Costa vocalizes longingly across from his Cleopatra, played by Australian model and actress Abbey Lee Kershaw. The Egyptian princess slowly entices him, beckoning him further into the catacombs as the visuals get hazier and hazier. Also, she gets her heart removed and put in a jar at one point, so there's that.
Explaining the video-making process, Regal Degal told The FADER about how the video came together over a year and a half ago. "It was a no-brainer collaboration," the band said over email about working with Lily X. "We would get together and draw inspiration from various movies and music videos: Giallo films, the Mummy franchise, The Stranglers' "Golden Brown" video, and plenty of others were on the figurative vision board for this one. Once Abbey Lee Kershaw signed on, we knew it was going to be a special production." Not Now is out May 19th on Terrible Records.