frederic will release EP ASOVIVA on September 22 and to get you grooving and moving, the band has released the music video for Wake Me Up. It’s here that the dancers are the real stars of the show with their robotic and shapely dance moves, driven by the repetitive beat of the song and glitching video effects.
Of course, this wouldn’t be a frederic song without the use of repetitive and catchy lyrics, and artistic use of visuals and camera effects. For the Wake Me Up music video, the glitch camera effect is utilized to work with the beat of the song and lyrics. There’s even a cool synchronized dance half the way through that works very well with the song.
One of the key characters in the video is a bizarre-looking red monster, dancing in a yellow suit with a mop-like body. It reminds us of Mukku, the red yeti from the Japanese children’s show Hirake! Ponkikki. Or a more dread-fuelled reminder of Red Guy from Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared—which is definitely not child friendly and you should watch at your own discretion.
ASOVIVA will be available in a regular edition and first-press edition with the former having six songs in total, including previously released digital single Saredo BGM. The last two songs on the tracklist are live versions of Rererepeat, and Fushidara Flamingo taken from the bands “FREDERHYTHM ONLINE ‘FABO!!~Frederic Acoustic Band Online~'” performance back in July.
The first-press edition’s tracklist includes an extra live song Owaranai MUSIC which didn’t feature in the live performance. It also includes a live DVD of said performance with a total of nine out of the 13 songs played. There is already a full version of Kanashii Ureshii and previews of the rest of the performance on their YouTube channel:
The odd song that is Wake Me Up also comes with an abstract artist photo that sees the band take the high road.
First press edition