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The Fratellis drop video for new single “Stand Up Tragedy”

Geriatric dance party anyone? Watch your grandma get down in The Fratellis‘ music video for their new single “Stand Up Tragedy”. The song is the first single off the band’s upcoming album In Your Own Sweet Time.

According to lead vocalist Jon Fratelli, the music video for the track needed to have one single message: “We needed something that captured the spirit of the song, that didn’t take itself too seriously and had one simple suggestion…‘Dance God Damn You’!!

Luckily, Alexander Darby was up to the task. “I thought the track had a manic, really fun energy to it which would work perfectly with a very unlikely, irreverent love story so I wanted to make it all about old people and one fiery couple,” said Darby. “The shoot was extremely fun, everyone’s inner disco came out when we switched the lights on and starting giving 70-somethings feather boas and sunglasses!”

Check out the video here:

Preorder In Your Own Sweet Time, out March 9th, here.

To celebrate the release of the album, the band will head out on a North American tour. Check out those dates below:

April

04/26   Vancouver BC @ Commodore Ballroom
04/27   Seattle WA @ The Showbox
04/28   Portland OR @ Roseland Theater
04/30   San Francisco CA @ The Fillmore

May

05/01   Santa Ana CA @ The Observatory
05/02   Los Angeles CA @ Belasco Theater
05/04   San Diego CA @ The Observatory North Park
05/05   Phoenix AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
05/07   Salt Lake City UT @ The Complex
05/08   Denver CO @ Bluebird Theater
05/10   Minneapolis MN @ First Avenue
05/11   Chicago IL @ Metro
05/12   Toronto ON @ Danforth Music Hall
05/14   Detroit MI @ Majestic Theatre
05/15   Philadelphia PA @ Theatre of Living Arts (TLA)
05/16   Brooklyn NY @ Brooklyn Steel
05/18   Boston MA @ Paradise Rock Club
05/19   Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
05/21   Nashville TN @ Exit In
05/22   Atlanta GA @ Terminal West

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