Video: Shortstraw – “Bikini Weather”

By Annie Brookstone

If there’s one thing South Africans know all about, it’s bikini weather. And rock & roll. (Okay, fine, that’s two things…) “Bikini Weather” is the first single off Good Morning, Sunshine, the sophomore album by Johannesburg-based indie five-piece, Shortstraw. The band’s catchy melodies, danceable rhythms, occasional odes to Keanu Reeves and all-round happy vibes have made them favourites on the South African live music scene. As may be evident by the tour mischief, excited festival crowds and, uh, giant pineapple in their new “Bikini Weather music video. Good Morning, Sunshine drops on April 22, and you’ll be able to download it here: http://shortstraw.bandcamp.com.

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