Published Oct 19, 2012A press release for avant hip-hop troupe Why?'s new Mumps, etc. LP promised confessional-style lyrics showcasing "mysterious sickness (perhaps of the mind)," and the group drive that point home in the new, therapy session-styled clip for album track "Bitter Thoughts."
The strings- and horns-laden chamber jazz backdrop loosens up frontman Yoni Wolf enough for him to reflect on a troubled past of an angry fat kid with violent visions. Reclined on a couch, he mean-mugs as he further contemplates a courtroom discussion with a murderer.
You can check it out for yourself down below.
Mumps, etc. is out now through Anticon.