Car Seat Headrest shares video for "Vincent," tours (2016)

Car Seat Headrest (aka 23-year-old Will Toledo) released its first new song since the release of its 2015 Matador Records debut, Teens of Style, with a music video for “Vincent,” off the forthcoming 2016 release, Teens of Denial.  The visuals in the “Vincent” video, directed by Quinn George, echo the song’s lyrical ambivalence about partying and drinking, a commentary on the oft-depressing 20-something party scene written from the point of view of a hungover young man on the verge of adulthood.

Says Toledo, it’s about “Fighting to hold one’s place in the crowd, to hold one’s drink. It’s about shouting to be heard, but what’s the point, no one’s saying anything worth listening to.  It’s about wanting to leave but not wanting to go home. The music is too loud.”
By turns tender and caustic, empathetic and solipsistic, literary and vernacular, profound and profane, self-loathing and self-aggrandizing, “Vincent” whets the appetite for the rest the widely anticipated Teens of Denial, his first real “studio” album with an actual band and producer (more details coming soon!).  Its songs conjure a distinctly millennial mindset, a product of information overload, the loneliness it can foster, and the escape music can provide.  The whole thing flaunts a kind of conceptual, lyrical, and musical ambition that has been missing from far too much 21st-century music.
2/25 – L’Antipode MJC – Rennes, FR
2/27 – La Malterie – Lille, FR
2/28 – Paridiso Kleine Zaal – Amsterdam, NL
3/14 – Austin, TX – Barracuda (AV Club party)
3/14 – Austin, TX – Hotel Vegas
3/16 – Austin, TX – Central Presbyterian Church
3/16 – Austin, TX – Hype Hotel
3/17 – Austin, TX – Space 24
3/17 – Austin, TX – Barracuda
3/18 – Austin, TX – Spotify House
3/18 – Austin, TX – Hole In The Wall
3/19 – Austin, TX – Cheer Up Charlie’s
3/19 – Austin, TX – End of an Ear
3/25 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
3/26 – Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA
3/27 – The Cobalt – Vancouver, BC
3/13 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
6/1-6/5 – Primavera Sound Festival – Barcelona, ES
6/3 – Paloma – Nimes, FR
6/9 – NOS Primavera Sound Porto – Porto, PT
7/16 – Pitchfork Music Festival – Chicago, IL
7/22 – Capital Hill Block Party – Seattle, WA