by Bill Pearis


Beverly have a video for new single "Victoria" from the forthcoming The Blue Swell album. It was made by Jacob Graham who, in addition to playing in The Drums, is a puppeteer and filmmaker -- maybe you know The Creatures of Yes series he does with his brother, Caleb. His low-tech, in-camera effects (which look straight out of 1979 PBS) make for a bewitching effect. Beverly's Drew Citron told Gorilla Vs Bear about why she wanted Jacob for this:

He is the kind of person who puts real tea lights on his christmas tree, and uses electrical tape to make an Ikea cupboard look like 16th century stained glass. All the visual effects for the "Victoria" video were done by hand. A music video doesn't have to have a narrative structure or gimmick - it can just be shapes, colors and moods. We had a lot of fun making this with him in his bedroom, he's a magician.

You can watch the "Victoria" video below.

You can catch Beverly live in Brooklyn on Friday (2/5) at Baby's All Right with Wall, MPHO, and Au Revoir Simone's Annie Hart (tickets). Beverly will then be on tour with Lazyeyes starting in March, including stops at the Savannah Stopover, SXSW, and Pickathon. All dates are listed below.


Beverly - 2016 Tour Dates
Feb 05 Brooklyn, NY - Baby's All Right
Mar 09 Harrisburg, PA - Milworks *
Mar 10 Raleigh, NC - Kings *
Mar 11 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade *
Mar 12 Savannah Stopover Festival
Mar 13 Tallahassee, FL - Shark Tank *
Mar 19 Dallax, TX - Spillover Fest
Mar 22 Columbia, MO - Rose Music Hall *
Mar 23 Omaha, NE - Milk Run *
Mar 24 Chicago, IL - Beat Kitchen *
Mar 25 Cincinnati, OH - MOTR Pub *
May 10 Amsterdam, NE - De School
May 13 Paris, FR - La Mecanique Ondulatoire
May 14 Brussels, BE - Les Nuits Bontanique
May 16 Manchester, UK - Soup Kitchen
May 17 Bristol, UK - The Louisiana
May 18 London, UK - The Victoria Dalston
* w/ Lazyeyes

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