Watch: Moonface: “I’m Not the Phoenix Yet” Video

Strange Exercise Clip

Aug 30, 2012
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Moonface (aka Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown, and Swan Lake) has released a strange exercise video for "I'm Not the Phoenix Yet." It's as if Olivia Newton John's "Physical" video was all shot in extreme close up. Watch the body parts of the video's heroine as she does push-ups, sit-ups, spars with boxing gloves, or whatever else she's up to, in short jeans shorts (because that's what most girls wear when they exercise, right?). The video was directed by Throneboogie and shot with a VHS camera.

The song is taken from Moonface's perhaps under-heard album with Siinai, Heartbreaking Bravery, released by Jagjaguwar earlier this year. Starting tomorrow, the band is also embarking on a U.S. tour, with Siinai as support and Foxygen opening some dates. Those dates, along with the video, are below.

Moonface tour dates:

09/01/12 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Festival

09/04/12 Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge w/ Sad Baby Wolf 

09/05/12 Nampa, ID - Flying M Coffee Garage w/ Sad Baby Wolf

09/06/12 Spokane, WA - A Club w/ Sad Baby Wolf 

09/07/12 Seattle , WA - The Crocodile w/ Sad Baby Wolf 

09/08/12 Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge w/ Sad Baby Wolf 

09/09/12 Eugene, OR - Sam Bond's w/ Sad Baby Wolf 

09/11/12 Sacramento, CA - Luigi's Fun Garden w/ Foxygen 

09/12/12 San Francisco, CA - The Independent w/ Foxygen 

09/13/12 Santa Cruz, CA - The Crepe Place w/ Foxygen 

09/14/12 Visalia, CA - The Cellar Door w/ Foxygen 

09/15/12 Las Vegas, NV - Beauty Bar Las Vegas w/ Foxygen 

09/16/12 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress w/ Foxygen

09/17/12 Phoenix, AZ - Rhythm Room w/ Foxygen 

09/18/12 San Diego, CA - Casbah w/ Foxygen 

09/19/12 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo w/ Foxygen 



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