Two-and-an-half minutes of amped-up pop punk? Check. Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein losing her mind? Check. Isaac Brock looking like a character in ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas? Check. (That last one was sort of a spoiler, sorry.) Why don’t all music videos follow this formula? Chew on that while you wait for The Thermal‘s Personal Life to hit stores on September 7 via Kill Rock Stars.