WATCH // Califone Shares One-Shot Video for “Movie Music Kills a Kiss”, Tour Starts January 5th

Last year Califone premiered three unique and beautiful videos for songs Frosted Tips, Bells Break Arms, and We are a Payphone. All three came from the band’s 2013 release, Stitches, which the Boston Globe called “Americana at its most haunted” and Pitchfork said “[Stitches] is exactly the sort of Americana record that can act as antidote for what’s happening in the genre right now.”

To ring in 2014, Tim Rutili shares a truly stunning and dreamy one-shot short film at 96 frames per second for “Movie Music Kills a Kiss” featuring Rutili and Angela Bettis in the fourth visual off last year’s album. On the song and visual, Rutili says, “Movie music can add or subtract emotional weight or fool you into thinking nothing is something and something is nothing. Movie music really can kill a kiss.” Watch the slow motion love story above or here on YouTube.

Click read more to see Califone’s 2014 tour dates with The Luyas and then William Tyler starting this Sunday at Soda Bar in San Diego and the past three videos Califone released in 2013.


01/05 | San Diego, CASoda Bar TIX %
01/06 | Los Angeles, CABootleg Bar TIX ß
01/07 | San Francisco, CAThe Chapel TIX ß
01/09 | Portland, ORMississippi Studios TIX ß
01/10 | Seattle, WAThe Crocodile TIX ß
01/11 | Vancouver , CAElectric Owl TIX ß
01/22 | Minneapolis , MNCedar Cultural Center TIX
01/23 | Madison, WIHigh Noon Saloon TIX
01/24 | Omaha, NESlowdown TIX
01/25 | Columbia , MOMojo’s TIX
01/26 | St. Louis, MOOff Broadway TIX
01/28 | Louisville, KYZanzabar TIX
01/29 | Columbus , OHThe Basement TIX
01/30 | Cleveland, OHBeachland Tavern TIX
01/31 | Pontiac, MIThe Pike Room at the Crofoot TIX
02/01 | Chicago , ILLincoln Hall TIX

ß = w/The Luyas
– w/William Tyler

“Frosted Tips”

“Bells Break Arms”

“We are a Payphone”

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