What happens when the funniest kids get together to form a rock band? Well, as it turns out, you get The Elwins.
This Keswick, Ontario band has been making huge waves with their modern indie-dance pop tunes since the release of Play For Keeps last February. With melodies so infectiously catchy you’ll actually catch a cold, it’s impossible not to get up and dance while listening to their tunes.
The Elwins’ current single “Show Me How To Move” is no exception — which is why their new music video is so darn fitting. Because what’s really the ultimate test of catchy songs? How well dads dance to it.
Yes, that’s correct, dads. Dancing dads.
As vocalist / guitar player Matthew Sweeney explained, “everything I know how to do I learned from dads (and moms). We love dads and dad dancing and were so excited to be able to include some of the most important dads in our life in the video.” That’s why this video centers around one dad who comes home from a long day at work and dances his troubles away. Sounds familiar does’t it?
With an big influence from Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job! the film’s directors Adrien Vieni and Zach Rose were posed with the task of making a video that was equal parts funny and aesthetically pleasing. “At the end of the day though, it was really our lead, Drew that made the video what it is- It wouldn’t have worked without him. The charisma he brought to the role was perfect, and we couldn’t have asked for a better dad,” they explained.
Watch the video in the player above. We dare you not to move.
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