Boys Latin will be released as the second single from Panda Bear’s critically acclaimed recent album, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, on 23rd March 2015.

The ‘Boys Latin’ video was directed by Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch, the duo behind videos for Bjork’s ‘Wanderlust’ and Grizzly Bear’s ‘Knife’. Their SF-based studio, Encyclopedia Pictura, animated the video in 3D over the course of 4 months. The story of a young woman out for a hike along a coastal tide pool turns unreal when her encounter with a sea anemone triggers a phantasmagorical reaction. She meets a man who seems to be in a similar predicament, and together they start a family of sorts. Watch the hallucinatory yet heartfelt video for ‘Boys Latin’, here.

Panda Bear and Sonic Boom (a.k.a. Pete Kember) shot a behind the scenes short film interview piece on the making of PBVSGR in Lisbon, Portugal directed by Sam Fleischner, watch it now BELOW.

Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, the fifth studio album from Animal Collective founding member and critically acclaimed solo artist Noah Lennox, a.ka. Panda Bear, is out now. The album is available in Standard CD and 2xLP formats, and Limited Edition Deluxe 2xCD and 3xLP formats. The Limited Edition Deluxe 2xCD and 3xLP includes the 4-song Mr Noah EP (available now digitally) in addition to the album in deluxe packaging. Exclusive bundles that include a limited edition T-shirt are available via the Animal Collective webstore. All pre-orders come with an instant download of the Mr Noah EP.

Panda Bear Tour Dates

WED 04/03/15 – London, UK – Brixton Electric
THU 05/03/15 – Brussels, BE – Orangerie
FRI 06/03/15 – Paris , FR – Gaité Lyrique
SUN 08/03/15 – Zeewolde, NL – Where The Wild Things Are Festival
TUE 10/03/15 – Berlin, DE – Certain People @ Berghain
WED 11/03/15 – Lisbon, Portugal – Teatro Maria Matos
THU 12/03/15 – Braga, Portugal – GNRation
FRI 10/04/15 – USA, Las Vegas, NV – Bunk House
SAT 11/04/15 – USA, Phoenix, AZ – Crescent
SUN 12/04/15 – USA, Indio, CA – Coachella
TUES 14/04/15 – USA, San Francisco, CA – The Independent
WED 15/04/15 – USA, Sonoma, CA – Gundlach Bundschu Winery
THUR 16/04/15 – USA, Santa Cruz, CA – Coconut Grove
FRI 17/04/15 – USA, Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
SUN 19/04/15 – USA, Indio, CA – Coachella
FRI 8/05/15 – USA, Nashville, TN – Exit/In
SAT 9/05/15 – USA, Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
SUN 10/05/15 – USA, Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Music Fest
THU 28/05/15 – USA, Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound

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