The Vanns are all angst with their track ‘How was I supposed to know'

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The Vanns are all angst with their track ‘How was I supposed to know'

With their national tour off to a raring start, Wollongong four piece THE VANNS have continued to stroke the fires of momentum surrounding their new single, ‘HOW WAS I SUPPOSED TO KNOW’, with the release of the accompanying music video!
The single, easily The Vanns’ most direct and commanding piece of music to date, has proven to be a forceful addition to the band’s creative output. Impassioned, rollicking guitars meet an effervescent charm – the classic formula upon which The Vanns have formed a killer band dynamic.
‘How Was I Supposed To Know’ at its core, centres on a relationship breakdown, with the music The Vanns created around the theme channeling powerful frustration. For the music video, the band matches the energy with a cleverly presented narrative, courtesy of director Aden McLeod. Filmed in Melbourne, the music video depicts the many stages of one dinner date, wrought with internal (and external) emotional conflict.
To celebrate the single and the video (which you can watch below), we sat down with the guys and found out five things you didn’t know!
1. Contrary to popular belief, The VANNS refers to Jimmy Vann, and not the shoe brand.
2. During some ‘off’ time in 2018, Jim and Cam had a brief stint pretending to be electrical labourers.
3. To help us get through each day of our performances, we decided to add Powerade Zero to our drinks rider at shows. We feel it evens out the stacks of beer and cheese we also put on the rider.
4. Cam and Jim didn’t meet in a typical sense. Jim was a massive fan boy over Cam and his guitar playing when he played the local Kiama Blues Festival. They exchanged a good few hands shakes and a good few schooners and became best mates.
5. Hands down we all unanimously agreed that Parcels is the best band of this year and are on the way up to be the best band of all time.
Check out their video for ‘How Was I Supposed To Know’ here. We have it on repeat!