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Jungle Proves That A ‘Casio’ Can Still Deliver A Funky Groove

We've been crushing hard on Jungle's latest album For Ever for the past few months. Can you blame us? The talented Brits masterfully avoided the sophomore slump with a collection of soulful chillwave and funky grooves. Besides, anything billed as a "post-apocalyptic radio station playing break up songs” is worth a listen. And the accompanying quartet of visuals has proven that it's worth a view as well. Current single "Casio" fits right in the pocket, then – with themes of heartbreak and longing, plus a music video that's captivating and just plain fun to watch.

Like For Ever's previous visuals, "Casio" is directed by Jungle frontman Josh Lloyd-Watson and frequent collaborator Charlie Di Placido. It also features a crew of talented dancers – many of whom put in work on "Heavy, California" and "Cherry" – all impressively choreographed by Jungle member Nat Zangi. Yet, for all its similarities, "Casio" isn't simply more of the same. It's a funky, uptempo groove that entices us to say "thank you, next" by dancing the heartbreak away. Full disclosure: the infectious hook had us singing along to the electric tune while we watched the video more than a few times in an attempt to master intricate moves that look effortlessly cool. Meanwhile, the nod to 2015 track "Julia" at the end is a playful wink that longtime fans will appreciate.

Check out "Casio" below, then make plans to see Jungle perform it live during their extensive world tour. Tickets can be purchased through their website and For Ever is currently available via your favorite DSP.

Jungle 2019 Tour Dates:

Jan 25 - Atlas, Kviv, Ukraine
Jan 27 - Kosmonavt, Russia
Jan 28 - Glavclub Green Concert, Moscva, Russia
Jan 31 - Shibuya WWW X, Tokyo, Japan
Feb 02 - Sula Vineyards, Nashik, India
Feb 13 - UEA, Norwich, UK
Feb 15 - Academy 1, Manchester, UK (SOLD OUT)
Feb 16 - O2 Academy, Leeds, UK (SOLD OUT)
Feb 18 - Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (SOLD OUT)
Feb 19 - Limelight, Belfast, UK
Feb 21 - Alexandra Palace, London, UK (SOLD OUT)
Feb 23 - Aeronef Club, Lille, France
Feb 24 - Olympia, Paris, France (SOLD OUT)
Feb 26 - Stereolux, Nantes, France
Mar 01 - Palladium Los Angeles CA, USA (SOLD OUT)
Mar 02 - Margaret T. Hance Park, Phoenix AZ, USA
Mar 03 - CRSSD Fest, San Diego CA, USA
Mar 05 - Fox Theater, Oakland CA, USA
Mar 07 - Roseland, Portland OR, USA
Mar 08 - Showbox, Seattle WA, USA (SOLD OUT)
Mar 09 - The Vogue, Vancouver BC, Canada
Mar 12 - First Avenue, Minneapolis MN, USA
Mar 13 - Metro, Chicago IL, USA
Mar 15 - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, Canada
Mar 16 - Danforth, Toronto ON, Canada (SOLD OUT)
Mar 17 - Mtelus, Montreal, Canada
Mar 19 - Terminal 5, New York NY, USA
Mar 20 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA, USA
Mar 21 - 930 Club, Washington DC, USA
Mar 22 - Orange Peel, Asheville NC, USA
Mar 23 - Marathon Music Works, Nashville TN, USA
Apr 18 - Powerstation, Auckland, New Zealand (SOLD OUT)
Apr 21 - Metropolis Fremantle, Fremantle, Australia
Apr 24 - The Enmore Theatre, Newtown, Australia
Apr 26 - The Tivoli, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Apr 28 - Forum Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
May 16 - Gulf Shores Public Beach, Gulf Shores AL, USA
May 31 - Primavera Sound, Spain
Jun 28 - Rock Werchter Festival, Belgium
Jul 05 - Roskilde Festival, Denmark
Aug 11 - Sziget Festival, Hungary


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