During a recent interview with Los Angeles electro-poppers, Capital Cities wound themselves in microphone cables as they attempted to show us how to do the Capital Cities Shuffle. The display was nothing short of proof that the duo are prepared to bust out their slick moves at a moment’s notice.
The band’s concerts have been “nothing short of dance parties,” said one YouTube viewer, who saw them in Phoenix recently.
Dancing with Strangers, read the marquee above the historic Downtown Los Angeles theater. And, that’s just what bandmates Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian did during their new video for “Safe and Sound;” they danced with strangers, a theater full of them.
As if hit with a bolt of lightning, the Dowtown theater is electrified and and comes to life both with famous black and white film stars and modern day dance acts; all showcasing a myriad of dance styles. From 1920’s swing to modern day B-Boy, Capital Cities showcases as many popular dance styles as they can cram into the 4 minute video.
In a Tidal Wave of Mystery will hit stores June 11 on Capitol Records. Meanwhile, Capital Cities is on a U.S. tour through June 22, followed by several Canadian dates.