Adelaide boys Bad//Dreems have at last unleashed the official video for latest single ‘MOB RULE’.

Mirroring the sentiment of the song’s lyrics, the video explores the discomforting deterioration of aspects of Australia through a hazy and beer soaked lens, while taking aesthetic queues from the works of Ted Kotcheff and the 80’s heyday era of ‘Countdown’.

Pertinent imagery interspersed with a mish-mash of old TV excerpts paints the picture of a dystopia, tired Australiana and suburban stagnation.

Continuing where Dogs at Bay left off, ‘Mob Rule’ is underpinned by muscular guitars atop the rocksteady bedrock of James Bartold (bass) and Miles Wilson (drums). This all gives way to a characteristically acerbic Baddies’ chorus: “Mob Rule! I never liked it at all.”

Mob Rule was one of the first tracks recorded earlier this year for Bad//Dreems forthcoming second album. The band is again working with legendary Australian producer Mark Opitz (INXS, Cold Chisel, The Angels) and engineer Colin Wynne in their West Brunswick studio in Melbourne.

To celebrate the release of the single and video, the band will be heading out on the ‘Mob Rule’ tour this December.



‘Mob Rule’ Tour 2016

Tickets on sale now

For full tour information,click here

Sat 3 Dec
Howler (18+)
Melbourne, VIC

Tickets available here

Sat 10 Dec
Oxford Art Factory (18+)
Sydney, NSW

Tickets available here

Fri 16 Dec
Fat Controller (18+)
Adelaide, SA

Tickets available here

Sat 17 Dec
The Foundry (18+)
Brisbane, QLD

Tickets available here


Fri 30 Dec
Lost Paradise Festival
(All Ages*)
Glenworth Valley, NSW

Sat 7 Jan 2017
Supporting The Avalanches
Theabarton Theatre (18+)

Adelaide, SA

*Those 17 and under must be accompanied by a guardian

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