Watch: Speedy Ortiz share video for ‘Swell Content’

The band take their hand to art in clip for ‘Foil Deer’ cut.

Speedy Ortiz have unveiled a video for ‘Swell Content’, the latest single to be lifted from this year’s ‘Foil Deer’ album.

In the clip for the sub-two minute hit, the band are taken to art class and subjected to the wrath of a particularly bossy teacher. It all works out in the end though, hugs all round.

‘Foil Deer’ was released in April - “a leaping, high-spirited joy of a record” - and the band are set to bring it to the UK and Europe in October for an extensive tour. The run includes a set at DIY Presents’ All Years Leaving event in Birmingham and a London headline show at the Dome in Tufnell Park. Support for the majority of the UK shows comes from Trust Fund.

The band also recently started a ‘help hotline’ for fans who feel unsafe at their shows, with Sadie Dupuis saying: “Together we can make shows safer and more inclusive for a wider community.”

Watch the video for ‘Swell Content’ and view Speedy Ortiz’s UK tour dates below.


15 Brighton, The Haunt
16 Manchester, Sound Control
17 Dublin, Whelan’s
18 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
21 London, Tufnell Park Dome
22 Glasgow, Stereo
23 Birmingham, All Years Leaving
24 Bristol, Simple Things

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