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Creative Adult's Weird-Ass Rock Music Is "Charged" in Their New Video

Hear their newest track featuring killer vocal harmonies from Kristina Esfandiari of King Woman and Miserable.

by John Hill
Jun 21 2016, 3:55pm

Be warned: if you're some kind of rock purist, you should probably close this window and fuck off back to your dad's record collection. That's because Creative Adult out of San Francisco seemingly make it a sport to see how hard they can fuck with a rock song. They're set to release their sophomore record, Fear Of Life, a product built out of tension which they resolved for the sake of putting together the best record possible.

Today, they're premiering their new video for "Charged," one of their haziest tracks to date. In some dream world where you can still find music videos on TV, this is the kind of video you'd hope to flip to while surfing. It begins innocuously enough, a girl sitting in a totally white space rolling up a joint, and then the screen gets overtaken by waterfalls of color and images. Likewise, the music follows the same narrative, a hummable rock song becomes more insane as it progresses, waves of solos and reverb push way past the limits, also helped by some sweet vocal harmonies courtesy of Kristina Esfandiari (King Woman, Miserable) that make it even easier to sink into the sound.

Pre-order 'Fear Of Life' here.

Tour dates:
08.21 Los Angeles, CA @ Non Plus Ultra
08.22 Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
08.24 Denver, CO @ ThE Moon Room
08.25 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
08.27 Seattle, WA @ The Black Lodge
08.29 Portland, OR @ Black Water
08.30 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill (Record Release Show)
10.03 Belgium Antwerp @ Kavka Tue
10.04 Netherlands, Amsterdam @ Winston
10.05 Germany, Cologne @ Blueshell
10.06 Germany, Berlin @ Cassiopaia
10.07 Germany, Nurnburg @ Desi
10.08 Austria Vienna @ Bach
10.09 Italy, Bologna @ Freakout Club
10.10 Switzerland, Zurich @ Dynamo
10.11 Germany, Wiesbaden @ Schlachthof.
10.12 France, Paris @ Mecanique Ondulatoire
10.13 UK, Brighton @ Green Door Store
10.14 UK, London @ Moth Club
10.15 UK, Cardiff @ Four Bars
10.16 UK, Glasgow @ Nice and Sleazy
10.17 UK, Manchester @ Star and Garter
10.18 UK, Leeds @ Brudenell Social Club
10.19 UK, Norwich @ Owl Santuary
10.20 UK, Nottingham @ Basement