“Cheap Thrills” (video) Fake Shark have rebranded, having ditched the “Real Zombie” portion of their band name, but are still doling out funk-punk weirdness in their new single, “Cheap Thrills.” You can sample the track for free in a video stream before the Vancouver outfit issue the track on their next official LP, Faux Real.
The song itself holds onto a fuzzed-up, new romantic bass line and various plinking six-string tones, hip-breaking grooves and assorted chiming textures. Vocalist Kevvy delivers his lines in a near falsetto whisper, weighing in on casual romances, wild hearts and wild nights.
The video finds the threesome dancing and performing the track in front of a green screen, with background visuals including cannonball pool party action and nightclub dance-offs.
You’ll find the video down below, courtesy of Noisey.
Fake Shark’s Faux Real, which follows 2013’s Liar, is set to land sometime in the future. It features production work from Steve Bays and an appearance from Kool Keith.