Muscles' "Girl Crazy Go" Video Is Out; Hide the Reddi-Wip
Australian scuzzy dance outfit Muscles has always had a strange relationship with the party atmosphere his music can't help but cultivate. Although his 2007 album,Guns Babes Lemonade
, has a magnificent Italo disco sheen, many of the lyrics seem to hold a level of contempt for its dancing participants -- aside from the"peace, love, ecstasy, unity, respect"
chant, "Sweaty" proclaims snarkily"I'm getting tired and I'm sweaty, but I'd still wanna touch you if you let me."
Watching this Beaufort-directed clip for new single "Girl Crazy Go" quells none of these inner arguments. With seven barely legal young women (each one wearing one letter of M-u-s-c-l-e-s somewhere) unleashed sans responsible adults in Tokyo, it's a mix of whippets and hostile pillow fights, bottle rockets and piles of pills, drinking out of bowling balls and a lot of outcomes from a night of hard partying that'll give Mama nightmares -- certainly nothing that might happen in South Florida. The song itself, the first from Muscles' forthcoming Younger & Immature EP, ratchets up the distress and tension with the "take two. steps. back." refrain but still is devilishly infectious. Watch the NSFW and somewhat stomach-turning results below.
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