Video: Ex Hex – “Rainbow Shiner”
Directed by M. Wartella. From It’s Real, out now on Merge.
It might be easy to hear this is as just a rifftastic throwaway jam but listen closely.
I got to shine on
Through all the black and blue I got from you
It hits so hard with all the colors that there are
That’s pretty heavy. Or…it’s just a tribute to Pat Benatar’s “Hit Me with Your Best Shot.” Either way, Mary Timony, Betsy Wright, and Laura Harris are real tough cookies with a long history of breaking little hearts like the one in me.