Bastille have shared a memorable video for their new release ‘Bad Decisions’ and you can check it out below.
In the clip, which was directed by Zac Ella and Emile Rafael, frontman Dan Smith plays self-help author Dr. Dan Bastille, who is seen plugging his book Bad Decisions in an infomercial. “Through a series of easy to follow steps, you are given the power to see yourself in others, enabling you to kill that fear of making any more bad decisions,” a narrator explains.
Every other character in the ‘Bad Decisions’ video, including an old man and a diner worker, is played by Smith, with bandmates Kyle Simmons, Will Farquarson, and Woody making a cameo early on.
Bastille also performed ‘Bad Decisions’ on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, 25 September. They are currently in the middle of their latest North American tour, where they performed at New York’s Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on 24 September. They were joined on stage by The Dawn Of May and Joywave’s Daniel Armbruster, following a guest appearance from Alessia Cara at their Toronto date last week. Visit the band’s official website to check out all their upcoming dates.
The London quartet will return to the UK in November when they will embark on their Doom Days club tour, taking their latest album Doom Days to corners of Britain that are usually overlooked on traditional tour routes.
Doom Days has attracted considerable praise from the critics. Of the album, which was released in June, NME said: “Doom Days is a vivid snapshot of humanity and an imaginative, adventurous levelling up from one of Britain’s most influential bands. If the end times are coming, you could do a whole lot worse than taking its lead and gathering up all your friends, pressing play and partying like it’s 1999.”