Toothless Launches Video For Sisyphus + Announces Debut UK Tour

December 11, 2016


Launches Video For Sisyphus + Announces Debut UK Tour.

Ed Nash AKA Toothless is pleased to launch the video for Sisyphus today, and details of a first UK tour for the new year.

 Sisyphus is taken from Toothless’ debut album, The Pace of the Passing, released through Island Records on 27th January 2017.


Speaking of the video, director Kit Monteith (who made the video with Joseph & Joseph) explained: 

In Greek Mythology, King Sisyphus was doomed to lift the same boulder up and down a hill for eternity. So for Sisyphus, we decided a video made from looping animated GIFs would be our modern translation. 

“We imagined the often upbeat and happy people inside GIFs as prisoners, forced to repeat the same sunny smile or hammy performance forever with a growing sense of madness. As such, rather than loop the footage in Sisyphus, each clip is a separately filmed attempt to recreate the exact same move with a little more crazy each time.

 “Asking our cast to torturously repeat the same moves was pretty intense. Pawel must have done over a hundred squats and apparently couldn’t walk for a few days, Olga munched her way through half a Krispy Kreme factory (she also happens to abhor doughnuts, so we felt pretty bad about that one), and Ed probably hates us for the 12 warm beers we gave him.”

In addition to the video’s unveiling, Toothless today announces details of a string of UK headline shows for next year, including London’s Lexington on 1st March. Tickets go on sale from Friday 9th December at


Toothless Live:

27th February – Stereo, Glasgow

28th February – Sound Control, Manchester

1st March – Lexington, London

2nd March – The Bodega, Nottingham

3rd March – Brudenell Social Club Games Room, Leeds

4th March – Institute 3, Birmingham

5th March – The Hope, Brighton


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