Watch Berirut’s Old-Timey “Vagabond” Video

02/23/2012 11:50 AM |

Fond as we are of looking at super old photos of hipstery looking young people, this new clip for “Vagabond” off last year’s excellent The Rip Tide, is providing an extremely pleasant diversion this morning. It takes place at a WWII-era dance attended by lots of drunk, heavy-smoking soldiers and the drunk, heavy-smoking women they’re chasing. The most enjoyable thing about it is trying to figure out what it is that makes these people look so distinctly modern, even despite the video’s pronounced old-timey style. Is it totally weird if I say the women’s bras aren’t pointy enough?

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