Illuminati Hotties – “(You’re Better) Than Ever” Video

Sarah Tudzin is the mastermind behind Illuminati Hotties, a goofily-named however very honest and enjoyable mission based mostly out of Los Angeles. She has a pair songs to her identify up to now, together with “(You’re Better) Than Ever,” a compact pop gem that serves because the lead single to her debut album, Kiss Yr Frenemies, which is due out on Tiny Engines in May.

“(You’re Better) Than Ever” is breezy however propulsive, a throbbing drumline offering a sturdy spine for noodling guitars and swirling-sweet harmonies that Tudzin slyly twists right into a discordant scream to maintain all the things from feeling too carefree. Because Tudzin is in ache right here, watching a former lover thrive whereas she feels caught previously, hopelessly wishing that all the things would return to the way in which it was. “All the things I used to do are boring now/ All the baddest words I knew came pouring out/ When I heard that you feel better/ Better than ever,” she sings in a wry tone.

The tune’s accompanying video follows Tudzin as she skateboards across the suburbs, staring by way of sun shades instantly into the digicam as she passes the neighborhood’s frantic goings-on with barely a passing look, wrapped up in her personal world. They comply with her till they kind one thing of a parade, a group of individuals ignored within the face of an interior disaster.

Watch and pay attention beneath.

01 “Kiss Yr Frenemies”
02 “(You’re Better) Than Ever”
03 “Shape Of My Hands”
04 “Cuff”
05 “For Cheez (My Friend, Not The Food”
06 “Paying Off Happiness”
07 “Patience”
08 “The Rules
09 “boi”
10 “Pressed 2 Death”
11 “Declutter”

Kiss Yr Frenemies is out 5/11 through Tiny Engines. Pre-order it right here.