What makes the Unknown Mortal Orchestra so enjoyable to listen to is their ability to mix seemingly divergent styles together to arrive at a heady blend of hazy psychedelic-soul music, that’s perfect for late-night listens and lazy Sunday mornings. Last Tuesday, the Portland, Oregon-based trio released their sophomore album, simply-titled II, via Jagjaguwar. UMO also dropped the music video for the record’s lead single – So Good At Being In Trouble.
The clip features Christopher Mintz-Plasse (aka McLovin) trying to rescue his girlfriend from a hippie cult, who wouldn’t seem too out of place on Shakedown Street. Let’s check it out…
The Unknown Mortal Orchestra have lined up an extensive world tour, which will keep them on the road from mid-February through the end of May, that kicks off tomorrow night in San Francisco.