Just in the nick of time for summer, The Avett Brothers released an upbeat single called “High Steppin.” The song is a departure from their typical bluegrass, folk sound, and veers heavily towards country-pop.
Despite this, “High Steppin” is not your typical country hit, mixing in electronic beats alongside piano and fiddle. The music video, also released today, provides just the right amount of quirk to compliment the track. Scott Avett is clad in a bedazzled, red cowboy suit and a large brimmed beige cowboy hat. He drives a truck down your typical country backroads. That may not seem too out of the ordinary, except for the fact that none other than his brother, Seth Avett is perched in the backseat dressed in a skeleton suit. Throughout the video, he presumably masquerades as death. Continue reading →