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CAGE THE ELEPHANT Premiere Music Video for “Cold Cold Cold”

Following their 2017 GRAMMY nomination for Best Rock Album for their fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, Cage The Elephant have unveiled a new music video written and directed by singer Matt Shultz – WATCH HERE via Rolling Stone, who praised the video as “[tapping] into the paranoia of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange.” On the inspiration for the video, Matt said, “I think we’re all very prone to subscribe to a safe, surface level pursuit of happiness, keeping our adversities out of sight out of mind, in a way. We try to fix ourselves to fit into the social norm, and it is so easy to forget that in one way or another, the broken hearted are the beautiful ones.”

Cage The Elephant performed “Cold Cold Cold” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert earlier this week for the single’s TV debut – CLICK HERE to watch the band’s dynamic performance, with Matt Shultz leaping from Stephen Colbert’s desk mid-song while guitarist Brad Shultz ended the performance by kissing Colbert on the lips. Cage The Elephant will also live stream their sold out show from London’s Brixton Academy on January 20th.

Cage The Elephant released their fourth studio album Tell Me I’m Pretty in December 2015 via RCA Records. The album was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys (Lana Del Rey, Ray LaMontagne, Dr. John, The Pretenders). Tell Me I’m Pretty’s two singles, “Mess Around” and “Trouble,” both topped the Alternative charts for a total of seven #1 Alternative songs. Cage The Elephant sit with the most elite artists in radio format history – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Green Day and U2 – as the biggest airplay bands since the 1988 chart origin, with more #1 Alternative songs than any other artist this decade. Additionally, Cage The Elephant’s self-titled debut album was recently certified RIAA platinum.

WATCH the video for “Trouble” directed by singer Matt Shultz, and CLICK HERE to watch the band perform it live at the legendary Electric Lady Studios.

Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Cage The Elephant has toured extensively, selling out several headlining runs including a summer 2016 arena tour and multiple dates on their forthcoming UK tour, and performing alongside The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Muse and Queens of the Stone Age. The band recently performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden,  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Conan.

Cage The Elephant consists of singer Matt Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, bassist Daniel Tichenor, and drummer Jared Champion.

Cage The Elephant upcoming tour dates:

January 16       Dublin, Ireland @ Academy – SOLD OUT

January 17       Glasgow, UK @ O2 ABC Glasgow – SOLD OUT

January 19       Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall – SOLD OUT

January 20       London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton – SOLD OUT

January 23       Copenhagen, Denmark @ Vega Musikkens Hus – SOLD OUT

January 24       Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso – SOLD OUT

January 25       Paris, France @ Élysée Montmartre

January 27       Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Theater – SOLD OUT

January 29       Munich, Germany @ Werk, Backstage

January 30       Zürich, Switzerland @ Dynamo

January 31       Milan, Italy @ Fabrique

February 1       Nȋmes, France @ La Paloma – SOLD OUT

February 3       Lyon, France @ Le Transbordeur

February 4       Barcelona, Spain @ Sala Apolo

February 5       Madrid, Spain @ La Riviera

February 6       Porto, Portugal @ Coliseu do Porto

March 4           West Lafayette, IN @ Elliott Hall of Music

March 11         Tampa, FL @ Gasparilla Music Festival

March 23         Bogota, Colombia @ Festival Estereo Picnic

March 25         São Paulo, Brazil @ Lollapalooza Brazil

March 31         San Isidro, Argentina @ Lollapalooza Argentina

April 1             Santiago, Chile @ Lollapalooza Chile

May 12            Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival

May 26            Allston, MA @ Boston Calling

June 2              New York, NY @ Governor’s Ball Music Festival

June 8              Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

July 14            Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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