the water's all around
    • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2009

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    The Low Anthem's remarkable sophomore album, Oh My God, Charlie Darwin (Nonesuch) was recorded on Block Island, off the coast of their native Rhode Island, and their beautiful new video for that record's title track appears at first to be a visual ode to that fact. But there's a larger story surrounding the solitary, puppet man at the center of this tale. Paired with Ben Knox Miller's proclamation of, "Oh my God, the water's all around us", the video offers one explanation for how this came to be. Here, our man digs down deep in the dirt, removing a human skull, and springing a leak that eventually floods everything in sight. "Oh my God, it's all around". - David Pitz

    Oh My God, Charlie Darwin is out now on Nonesuch. Catch the band on tour at any one of the dates below:

    The Low Anthem on Tour


    Nov 7 - Attucks Theatre - Norfolk, Virginia
    Nov 9 - Cats Cradle - Carrboro, North Carolina
    Nov 10 - The Southern - Charlottesville, Virginia
    Nov 11 - Black Cat - Washington, Washington DC
    Nov 12 - Paradise Rock Club - Boston, Massachusetts
    Nov 18 - The Tabernacle - London
    Nov 20 - Crossing Border - The Hague
    Nov 22 - Crossing Border - Antwerp
    Nov 23 - Union Chapel - Little Noise Sessions - London
    Dec 1 - 9:30 Club - Washington, District of Columbia
    Dec 2 - Theatre of the Living Arts - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Dec 3 - Calvin Theatre - Northampton, Massachusetts
    Dec 4 - University of Vermont - Burlington, Vermont
    Dec 8 - Concert Hall @ the New York Society for Ethical Culture - New York, New York
    Jan 28 - Old Fruitmarket - Glasgow
    Feb 7 - O2 Academy Birmingham - Birmingham
    Feb 8 - Whelan's - Dublin
    Feb 9 - Manchester Academy - Manchester
    Feb 11 - Shepherds Bush Empire - London
    Feb 24 - Ohio University - Memorial Auditorium - Athens, Ohio
    Feb 26 - The State Theatre - Ithaca, New York
    Feb 27 - House Of Blues Cleveland - Cleveland, Ohio
    Feb 28 - Egyptian Room at the Murat Theatre - Indianapolis, Indiana
    Mar 2 - Missouri Theatre - Columbia, Missouri
    Mar 3 - Rose State College - Midwest City, Oklahoma
    Mar 5 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Mar 6 - Turner Hall Ballroom - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Mar 7 - House Of Blues - Chicago, Illinois
    Mar 9 - Michigan Theater - Ann Arbor, Michigan

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