Solved: Surfer Blood’s “Swim” Is About Crowd Surfing


OK, actually, we have no earthly idea what this song is about, but the video does end with frontman John Paul Pitts crowd surfing his way toward a stage–after, that is, being rousted from his bed, having his teeth brushed for him, being chased naked through some snowy streets, ceding the narrative to some renegade Mickey Mouse types, and stealing someone’s laundry. What else would you expect from the 119th most popular record in the America? [Pitchfork]

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