By all accounts, Austin’s Sweet Spirit have been dazzling the eyes and ears of everyone who has caught them in person for a while now. Now part of the Merge Records family, the Texas four piece made up of members of A Giant Dog have announced a new album Trinidad due in late May. To celebrate, they’ve just shared a new single “No Dancing,” and for fans old and new,it’s pretty wonderful.
While the video features a high school band, a drill team and flashing lights alongside fireworks and smoke, the song is more chill. With a Samba beat and Sabrina Ellis’ vocals on full display, there’s plenty here to adore. The video with the band gambling under the bleachers and hanging where the bad kids hang fits perfectly with the renegade spirit of the track. In some ways, the pop elements overshadow the more punk vibes from the members, as well as theatrical elements that make the video and the song both shine.
The video is ready to watch above or on YouTube. The single can be streamed on all platforms. Trinidad is available to preorder directly from Merge Records ahead of its May 29 release.
Image Credits: Photo by Roger Ho.