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Watch Tame Impala’s “The Less I Know The Better” Video

The gorilla mascot gets the girl.

November 27, 2015

"The Less I Know The Better" is jangly disco: the rhythm section lays down a crisp groove; Kevin Parker's falsetto and a liquid guitar fly above the beat. The song's narrator is love-lorn, petulant, and inept at romance. At the end he breaks down in frustration. Is this what you want, is this who you are? I was doing fine without ya, 'til I saw your eyes turn away from mine.


Tame Impala's clip for the song revolves around a basketball player who falls in love with a cheerleader. Unfortunately for the protagonist, she soon transfers her affections to the team's mascot, who wears a gorilla costume. The video is directed by Canada; watch above. Are Tame Impala the last great rock band?

Watch Tame Impala’s “The Less I Know The Better” Video