IDLES release animated video to ‘Never Fight A Man With A Perm’

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IDLES have shared the animated video to fan-favourite and album highlight Never Fight A Man With A Perm. The video was created by the team behind Fluffer Records (Al Brown, Russell Taysom & Stella Belle Hex) who have said the following about the concept:

“The idea for the Never Fight A Man With A Perm video came directly from the lyrics of the song and how it tackles the subject of toxic masculinity. Using a British take on the classic arcade beat ’em up platform game seemed like a cool way to put this across visually.”

Watch the video clip for Never Fight A Man With A Perm via YouTube below.

The band recently announced a short tour for December to celebrate a landmark couple of years for the band – including their biggest headlining date yet on Saturday, 7th December at London’s Alexandra Palace. All five dates went on to sell out within the first 24 hours.

Mon 2 Dec Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom SOLD OUT
Tue 3 Dec Glasgow, Barrowland Ballroom SOLD OUT
Wed 4 Dec Manchester, Academy SOLD OUT
Thu 5 Dec Leeds, O2 Academy SOLD OUT
Sat 7 Dec London, Alexandra Palace SOLD OUT

Tour artwork by Orlando Weeks

The band’s latest release Mercedes Marxist is currently A-listed at 6 Music and will be released physically on August 2nd as a 7″. The single will include another new song on its B-side, entitled I Dream Guillotine. Both tracks were written and recorded during the band’s sessions for ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance’ and pre-orders are available here

Listen to Mercedes Marxist here

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