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Wolf Parade Head to the Stars in “Yulia”

Bravely Gone Where No Rocker Has Gone Before

Sep 30, 2010 Wolf Parade Bookmark and Share

In the clip for new single “Yulia” Canadian rockers Wolf Parade blast into outerspace, Soviet style. Explains director Scott Coffey, “During the Cold War at the beginning of the Space Age, the Soviet Union was rumored to have two space programs – one a public program, the other a secret ‘black’ one, in which dangerous and sometimes downright suicidal missions were attempted. Cosmonauts would be shot into orbit without the means or resources to get them home, stranded in an expanding orbit around earth, slowly pulling away, frozen in space for eternity. I wanted to create a kind of formal and slightly nostalgic vibe. At the same time, I wanted it to feel untethered to an exact era — not specifically in the past.”

Check out the video here.

Tour Dates:

Oct 01 Tavastia Club, Helsinki, Finland

Nov 03 Wellmont Theater, Montclair, NJ

Nov 04 Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA

Nov 05 Ram’s Head Live, Baltimore, MD

Nov 06 Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC

Nov 08 Music Farm, Charleston, SC

Nov 09 The Social, Orlando, FL

Nov 10 Filmore Miami Beach, Miami, FL

Nov 12 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

Nov 13 Lyric Theater (MS), Oxford, MS

Nov 15 Stubb’s BBQ, Austin, TX

Nov 16 Granada Theater (TX), Dallas, TX

Nov 18 Englert Theater, Iowa City, IA

Nov 19 Granada Theater, Lawrence, KS

Nov 20 Pageant, St Louis, MO

Nov 22 Exit/In, Nashville, TN

Nov 23 House of Blues (IL), Chicago, IL

Nov 24 Crofoot Ballroom, Pontiac, MI

Nov 26 Sound Academy, Toronto, Ontario



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