Purling Hiss get spacey in 'Mercury Retrograde' video -- EXCLUSIVE

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As the Susan Miller followers among you know, Mercury is currently in retrograde. The Philadelphia indie-rock band Purling Hiss knows this too!

The lo-fi enthusiasts premiered the lead single “Mercury Retrograde” from their upcoming Water on Mars a couple of weeks ago, and now they’ve got a video to match — and you can watch it exclusively here.

The clip is appropriately out-there, with the trio performing in front a green screen in the kaleidoscopic cosmos. Everything about the clip — the slackery sweaters, the Dinosaur Jr.-y sounds, the unkempt hair — feels like something that could’ve been featured on MTV’s 120 Minutes in its heyday.

In other words, it’s really good. Check it out for yourself below:

Water on Mars won’t be out until March 19, but you can pre-order it here. And to top it all off, you can also catch them when they hit the road next month:

04 Apr 2013     285 Kent     Williamsburg, NY    w/ Spacin’, AXIS:SOVA

05 Apr 2013     Johnny Brenda’s     Philadelphia, PA     w/ Spacin’, AXIS:SOVA

06 Apr 2013     Metro Gallery     Baltimore, MD     w/ Spacin’, AXIS:SOVA

07 Apr 2013     Maxwell’s     Hoboken, NJ     w/ AXIS:SOVA

09 Apr 2013     O’Brien’s Pub     Allston, MA     w/ AXIS:SOVA

10 Apr 2013     BAR Nightclub     New Haven, CT

12 Apr 2013     Brillobox     Pittsburgh, PA     w/ AXIS:SOVA

13 Apr 2013     Ace of Cups     Columbus, OH     w/ AXIS:SOVA

14 Apr 2013     The Garden Bowl     Detroit, MI     w/ AXIS:SOVA

15 Apr 2013     The Empty Bottle     Chicago, IL     w/ Tee Pee, AXIS:SOVA

16 Apr 2013     7th St. Entry     Minneapolis, MN

18 Apr 2013     Linneman’s Riverwest Inn     Milwaukee, WI

19 Apr 2013     Der Rathskeller at Memorial Union     Madison, WI

20 Apr 2013     Mike N Molly’s     Champaign, IL

04 May 2013  007 CLUB Prague, Czech Republic

05 May 2013  FLUC Vienna, Austria

06 May 2013  CULTURE FACTORY CLUB Zagreb, Croatia

09 May 2013  NUITS SONORES, LE SONIC Lyon, France

11 May 2013  EL PERRO Madrid, Spain

12 May 2013  TAINA FEST Porto, Portugal

13 May 2013  BUKOWSKI Donostia, Spain

15 May 2013  NOUVEAU CASINO Paris, France w/ Mikal Cronin

16 May 2013  TUFNELL PARK DOME London, UK w/ Mikal Cronin + White Fence

20 May 2013  UNDERTONE Cardiff, UK

21 May 2013  THE GREEN DOOR STORE Brighton, UK

22 May 2013  MADAME MOUSTACH Brussels, Belgium

23 May 2013  DE EFFENAR Eindhoven, Netherlands

24 May 2013  MUK Giessen, Germany

25 May 2013  FRIESE Bremen, Germany

26 May 2013  KB18 Copenhagen, Denmark

27 May 2013  KUUDES LINJA Helsinki, Finland

28 May 2013  DEBASER SLUSSEN Stockholm, Sweden

30 May 2013  MARIE-ANTOINETTE Berlin, Germany

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