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Premiere: Holychild Run Wild In "Running Behind" Video

Young, wild, and free.

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This is Holychild, a Los-Angeles-based duo that makes hooky and contagious pop music that doesn't make you check your brain at the door.

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Producer/co-writer Louie Diller is on the left, and singer/co-writer Liz Nistico is on the right.

They made noise last year with wry and polished early singles "Happy With Me" and "Playboy Girl," the latter of which gleefully upended feminine beauty standards.

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Holychild's debut EP featuring both songs, MINDSPEAK, was released in March.

The frenetic track, which sounds like getting shot through a pinball machine, gets an appropriately playful, poolside video, directed by Nistico.


"I wanted to show more of our personalities," says Nistico of the video, which was shot in and around Holychild's manager's parents' house in the Atwater Village neighborhood of L.A. "So many of our videos are heavy with social commentary, and that's in here a little but mostly it's just me and Louie chillin' in the world. This is the first video we're releasing from our album, so I really just wanted it to be an introduction of things to come."


Watch the full video for "Running Behind" below.