Have Your Thumbs Fallen Off? PWR BTTM's 'Answer My Text' Is Your New Dating Anthem

Mar 7, 2017
Originally published on March 7, 2017 11:53 am

PWR BTTM is goofy as hell, like we could ever forget. The fab rock 'n' roll duo's "Answer My Text" is the latest single from their upcoming Pageant, a nervous flirtation wrought in emojis and a "funny joke from that TV show you said that you like."

Mary Shyne directs the lyric video, illustrating that imaginary TV show with a range of drawn emojis on a phone screen. But the catharsis is in the all-caps "ANSWER MY TEXT, YOU D***." We have all been there.

Pageant comes out May 12 on Polyvinyl. PWR BTTM plays NPR Music's SXSW showcase with The New Pornographers, Joey Bada$$, Lizzo, Sylvan Esso and Hurray For The Riff Raff on March 15.

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