MXC (Most Extreme Elimination Challenge) is Reborn in Said The Whale’s “I Love You” Video

Said The Whale have released the official video for their song, “I Love You”. The video features the band as contestants on a remake of MXC (Most Extreme Elimination Challenge), a SpikeTV show from the early aughts comprised of re-cut footage of the already over-the-top cult classic Japanese game show Takeshi’s Castle.

“The show was cancelled in 2007, which is the same year our band formed,” said front man Tyler Bancroft. “Our new music video is our attempt at one last episode – a tribute to one of the zaniest shows on television, and one that we spent a lot of inebriated hours watching in our late-teens/early 20s.”

“I Love You” appears on hawaiii, arriving September 17th via Hidden Pony Records.

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Track List

1. More Than This
2. Mother
3. Narrows
4. I Love You
5. Safe To Say
6. Resolutions
7. Willow
8. On The Ropes
9. I Could Smoke
10. Oh K, Okay
11. Helpless Son
12. The Weight of the Season

Said The Whale 2013 Tour Dates

8/9 Squamish, BC @ Squamish Valley Music Festival
8/10 Seattle, WA @ 107.7 The End Summer Camp
8/11 Bellingham, WA @ Shakedown
8/12 Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *
8/14 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo *
8/15 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar *
8/16 Phoenix, AZ @ Last Exit
8/17 Albuquerque, NM @ Moonlight Lounge
8/18 Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
8/19 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge *
8/20 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room *
8/22 St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
8/23 Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
8/24 Omaha, NE @The Waiting Room
8/26 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
8/27 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
8/28 Ferndale, MI @ Magic Bag
8/29 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
8/31 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
9/2 Indianapolis, IN @ Warm Fest
9/3 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
9/14 Hamilton, ON @ Supercrawl
9/17 S. Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
9/21 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
9/22 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
9/23 Washington, DC @ DC9
9/24 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
9/25 Philadelphia, PA @ World Café Live
9/27 Providence, RI @ The Fete
9/28 Albany, NY @ Pearl Palooza

* = w/ Kopecky Family Band

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