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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Morning Benders Still Look Fresh From Berkeley Campus in New Video

Posted By on Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 10:10 AM

Jack Ferry directed this simple, cute clip for the Berkeley-born Morning Benders' "All Day Day Light," from the band's still-stunning album Big Echo. It has the four band members bangin' through the song while changing clothes as the seasons inside the studio seem to change. Which means: fall leaves on the drum kit, and a snowball fight at the end. The song's lyrics flash insistently across the front of the screen in bright colors, like some '80s-meets-YouTube mashup. And never underestimate the mystery-enhancing power of sunglasses -- its the only thing keeping these guys looking like they aren't still fresh from the Cal campus (even if frontman Chris Chu and his brother Jon are the only ex-UC Berkeley students in the band.)

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