Videos for a Lazy Sunday: Okkervil River’s ‘Okkervil River R.I.P’

Okkervil River‘s Will Sheff directed the video for ‘Okkervil River R.I.P’, taken from their Away, their first album in three years, out on September 9 on ATO Records.

The short film set to music stars Tim Blake Nelson as a priest directing the dead but still singing Sheff’s funeral.

Sheff also wrote and recorded the theme song to Bill Simmons new show on HBO Any Given Wednesday.

Catch Okkervil River on the following dates;

7/14 @ Port City Music Hall – Portland, ME
7/15 @ 3S Artspace – Portsmouth, NH
7/16 @ Club Helsinki – Hudson, NY
7/17 @ Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
7/20 @ National Sawdust – Brooklyn, NY
9/14 @ The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA*
9/15 @ The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA*
9/16 @ Theatre Fairmount – Montreal, QC
9/17 @ TURF – Toronto, ON
9/19 @ 9:30 Club – Washington, DC*
9/20 @ Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC*
9/21 @ Terminal West at King Plow Arts Center – Atlanta, GA*
9/23 @ 1884 Lounge – Memphis, TN*
9/24 @ One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA*
9/30 @ The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ*
10/01 @ Belly Up Tavern – Solana Beach, CA*
10/04 @ Teragram Ballroom – Los Angeles, CA
10/05 @ The Independent – San Francisco, CA
10/07 @ Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR*
10/08 @ Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA*
10/10 @ Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT*
10/11 @ Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO*
10/13 @ Fine Line Music Cafe – Minneapolis, MN*
10/14 @ Metro – Chicago, IL#
10/15 @ The Magic Bag – Ferndale, MI^
10/16 @ Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA^
10/18 @ Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA^
10/20 @ Webster Hall – New York, NY
10/30 @ Parkteatret – Oslo, Norway
10/31 @ Pustervik – Gothenburg, Sweden
11/02 @ Debaser Strand – Stockholm, Sweden
11/03 @ Vega – Copenhagen, Denmark
11/04 @ Rolling Stone Weekender – Weissenhauser Strand, Germany
11/05 @ Paradiso Nord – Amsterdam, Holland
11/07 @ Petit Bain – Paris, France
11/08 @ Botanique Rotonde – Brussels, Belgium
11/10 @ Islington Assembly Hall – London, UK
11/11 @ Thekla – Bristol, UK
11/12 @ Gorilla – Manchester, UK
11/13 @ Stereo – Glasgow, UK
*with Landlady
#with Lip Talk
^with Landlady & Lip Talk
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