Watch Yard Act reveal ‘100% Endurance’ video

Photo: Jamie MacMillan

The track is taken from their debut LP ‘The Overload’.

Following the release of their fab debut ‘The Overload’, Yard Act are sharing the video for ‘100% Endurance’ starring David Thewlis.

“It was great shooting this video,” frontman James Smith notes. “I barely had to do anything, and I didn’t have fake facial hair glued to me head for once. I still can’t believe David got involved. I was such a fan of his work from Naked through to Fargo, and when I told James Slater he was interested in working with us he was so buzzing. A brilliant actor, and an absolute joy to watch work. Equally so, he is a thoroughly decent, down to earth person who is funny as fuck, and that goes a fair way I reckon.”

“This video also stands as testament, once more, to James Slater and his vision for bringing our songs to life every time,” he continues. “I always knew we would revisit The Overload world one last time to bring the whole concept of the album full circle and I knew the final video would be for ‘100% Endurance’, but once the album came out and touring kicked in, I never knew when we would find the time. Finally we did, and getting all the cast of characters back together felt lovely too. We’ve met so many ace people making these videos and the more you meet them, the easier it is. Bless everyone who was on board throughout. If no one figures it out in the next 5 years, I’ll do a thorough breakdown of all the videos with every reference, easter egg and narrative hint we stuck in there.”

Check it out below.

See Yard Act live at the following dates:

18 | Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT
19 | Zanzibar, Liverpool – SOLD OUT
20 | Irish Centre, Leeds, UK – SOLD OUT
21 | Band on the Wall, Manchester, UK – SOLD OUT
22 | The Foundry, Sheffield, UK – SOLD OUT
23 | Friars Court, Warrington, UK - SOLD OUT
24 | Electric Church Club, Blackburn, UK - SOLD OUT
25 | The Establishment, Wakefield, UK - SOLD OUT
26 | O2 Academy, Leicester, UK
27 | Arts Centre, Norwich – SOLD OUT
28 | Wide Awake Festival, Londo
31 | Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam, NL - SOLD OUT

01 | Blue Shell, Cologne, DE - SOLD OUT
05 | Plan B, Sweden, SE
06 | Molotow, Hamburg, DE
07 | Frannz Club, Berlin, DE
09 | Rotondes Club, Luxembourg, LU
10 | Festi’neuch, Neuchâtel, CH
11 | Trabendo, Paris, FR
13 | Trix, Antwerp, BE
14 | L’Aeronef, Lille, FR
18 | Rock for People Festival, Hradec Králové, CZ
19 | Body and Soul Festival, Co. Westmeath, IE
24-25 | Glastonbury Festival, UK
28 | Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK*

01 | AFAS, Amsterdam, NL*
15 | Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival, UK
21 | Secret Garden Party, Abbots Ripton, UK
22 | Truck Festival, Oxford, UK
22 | Standon Calling Festival, Hertfordshire, UK
23 | Bluedot Festival, Cheshire, UK
24 | Tramlines, Sheffield, UK
27 | The Cluny, Newcastle, UK
28 | The Caves, Edinburgh, UK
29 | Deer Shed, Thirsk UK
30 | Ynot Festival, Derbyshire, UK

05 | Ypsigrock Festival, Castelbuono, IT
07 | Off Festival, Katowice, PL
11 | Haldern Pop Festival, Rees-Haldern, DE
12 | Way Out West Festival, Gothenburg, SE
13 | Oya Festival, Oslo, NO
18 | Route du Rock Festival, St Malo, FR
19 | Cabaret Vert Festival, Charleville-Mézières, FR
20 | Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, BE
21 | Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen, NL
26 | Golden Leaves Festival, Darmstadt, DE
28 | Todays Festival, Turin, IT

04 | End Of The Road Festival, Dorset, UK
09 | Andalucía Big Festival, Andalucía, ES
10 | Mad Cool Sunset, Madrid, ES
16 | The Bullingdon, Oxford, UK - SOLD OUT
17 | Esquires, Bedford, UK - SOLD OUT
18 | O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK - SOLD OUT
21 | Sugar Mill, Stoke, UK
22 | The Crescent, York, UK - SOLD OUT
23 | Polar Bear, Hull, UK - SOLD OUT

06 | Crocodile, Seattle, US
07 | WOW Hall, Eugene, US
09 | Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, US
11 | Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles, US
13 | Black Cat Washington D.C
14 | Bowery Ballroom, New York, US
16 | Underground Arts, Philadelphia, US

22 | Saint Luke’s, Glasgow, UK
23 | NUSU, Newcastle, UK
24 | O2 Academy, Leeds, UK
25 | O2 Ritz, Manchester, UK
26 | Marble Factory, Bristol, U
27 | Tramshed, Cardiff, UK
29 | 1865, Southampton, UK
30 | Chalk, Brighton, UK

01 | O2 Kentish Town Forum, London, UK

Yard Act will play Deer Shed, which takes place 29th July - 31st July 2022. DIY is an official media partner. Tickets are on sale now.

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