Chairlift Shares Action-Packed “Romeo” Video

“I’ve got all day to wipe the smile off your face.”

December 07, 2015

Chairlift's "Romeo" is based on an old Greek myth in which a woman agrees to marry on the condition that any suitor is able to beat her in a sprint. The stakes are high: if he loses the competition, he dies. The band's clip for the track, directed by that go, builds on this premise. It starts with a voice-over: "Alright loverboy, deal's a deal. If she wins, you're dead. If you win, she's yours. The bike's on Mott." Then it's off to the races.

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"Rome" will appear on Moth, which arrives January 29. Revisit Polachek's FADER interview.

Chairlift Shares Action-Packed “Romeo” Video