Video: Houndmouth - "Penitentiary"

Avatar:
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
HOUNDMOUTH

Houndmouth's "Penitentiary" is no jailbreak punk thrasher - think fewer parts the Mexican prison of Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses and more a hearty helping of some Johnny Cash-style Southern gothic "Folsom Prison Blues." But these boys and girl from Indiana have more up their sleeves - church-choir organ rolls, sweet singalong harmonies, and one of the most massive choruses you'll hear all year all point directly to Americana and classic rock staples like The Band. Now the track's got an attendant video, written and directed by Zach Hart, that stars the band themselves and some well-intended lawbreakers. Check it out.