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Premiere: Really Good Time have a surreal duel in the music video for ‘Victory Button’

Premiere: Really Good Time have a surreal duel in the music video for ‘Victory Button’


Really Good Time are “Dublin’s hottest post-crunk apré-garde super group,” and featuring members of Beach / Fat Pablo and Wastefellow, who have a trio of singles to date.

For the newest single ‘Victory Button’, the first recorded with Rian Trench in The Meadow in Wicklow, the band present a song “about the times when everything in front of you becomes so overwhelming that the only sensible option is to drop to the floor, curl up in a ball and wake up when you’ve already succeeded.”

The music video for the song was directed by the band’s singer Diolmhain Ingram Roche (aka Wastefellow), and they describe it as “part Barry Lyndon homage, part 3D fever dream,” and it features the singer and the band’s bass player Le Coque having a 16 century-style duel which gets a little surreal.

Really Good Time have a UK tour in April, and play The Workman’s Club on April 29th.

Really Good Time Tour Dates

18/04 – Glasgow – Nice N’ Sleazy
19/04 – Leeds – Oporto
20/04 – London – Paper Dress Vintage
22/04 – Bristol – The Lanes (free show)
29/04 – Dublin – The Workman’s Club

About Really Good Time

Really Good Time are a four piece, post-crunk band from Dublin who sound like vertigo era U2 covering Viagra boys or early Pixies and LCD Soundsystem in a blender with a bag of cheap speed. They are a hair-raising, ear-immolating live band called Really Good Time, whose primary concern is that you have one.

Having been long time friends within Dublin’s close knit music scene, when the band first began writing together there was a conscious effort made to get away from the heady, introspective, ‘serious’ music they had focused on in previous projects. From this brief, a set of guiding principles quickly emerged; if something isn’t immediately exciting, bin it, or speed it up. If there is ever a worry that something is too cheesy/poppy or equally too weird/noisy, eliminate that worry by leaning into it. If a song doesn’t feel like it would be unbelievably fun to gig, it isn’t for this band.

Really Good Time have existed publicly for a little over a year, and in that time they’ve independently toured the UK and sold out headlines at home, building a loyal following around a live show like bottled lightning and a couple of singles and videos which have firmly established their own world of art-rock bravado, wherein it makes perfect sense for an emerging act to declare themselves the greatest band on earth, and to give their second music video a red carpet premiere at a local pub. Their last single Really Good Song was featured across Spotify’s Fresh Finds: Rock, and Hot New Bands playlists. Really Good Time are having one and emphatically wish for you to join them.

Vid credits :

Director – Diolmhain Ingram Roche

Director of Photography – Ronan Nissenbaum

Animation Director – Ross Ryder

1st AC – JP Quill

Colour Grade – Callum O’Brien

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