Video Of The Week – Dum Dum Girls -‘Are You Okay’ (By Bret Easton Ellis)

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So this week’s video of the week, is another from Dum Dum Girls who seem to be taking things to another level both musically and visually. And there’s no doubt this is a bit special, centred around ‘Are You Okay‘ from DDG’s ‘Too True’ album it’s written by Bret Easton Ellis (who is a huge fanm)directed by Brewer, produced by Braxton Pope in conjunction with Noisey and MOCAtv, with creative direction from Tamaryn as well as a soundtrack composed by her and Drew McDowall.

It’s a beautifully shot, mini psychological thriller come pop video with echoes of the Three Faces of Eve, Spellbound and Dressed To Kill and features Dee Dee as a seemingly somewhat disturbed femme fatale. But is all as it seems? Answers on a postcard to Mr Easton Ellis.  In the meantime enjoy…

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You can catch Dum Dum Girls on tour throughout Europe on the following dates

01-May UK London Scala w/Crocodiles
03-May UK Manchester Round House
04-May UK Leeds Live in Leeds @ w/Crocodiles
Brudenell Social Club
05-May UK Norwich Norwich Art Centre w/Crocodiles
06-May UK Newcastle TBC
07-May UK Glasgow SWG3 w/Crocodiles
08-May UK Belfast The Black Box w/Crocodiles
09-May UK Galway Roisin Dubh w/Crocodiles
10-May IE Dublin The Button Factory w/Crocodiles
11-May UK Bristol Start the Bus w/Crocodiles
13-May NL Amsterdam Bitterzoet w/Crocodiles
15-May IT Milan Circolo Magnolia
16-May IT Rome Traffic Club
17-May IT Carpi Mattatoio
18-May HR (Croatia) Zagreb Mocvara
20-May DE Hamburg Knust
21-May DE Berlin Lido
22-May DE Munich Orangehouse @
Feierwerk
24-May CH Zurich Kinski Klub
25-May LU Esch Alzette ROCKHAL
26-May FR Paris La Maroquinerie
27-May FR Paris Silencio
28-May FR Strasbourg La Laiterie
29-May FR Lyon Les Nuits Sonores @
Les Confluences
31-May ES Barcelona Primavera
01-Jun ES Barcelona Primavera Al Parc
02-Jun FR Toulouse Connexion Cafe
03-Jun FR Bordeaux Relache
07-Jun PT Porto Primavera

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