This Is Our Jam: French Films, "Latter Days"

french-films
"Big in Finland" may not have the same ring as "big in Japan," but Finnish quintet French Films is holding it down for Scandinavia with some serious post-punk attitude. New single "Latter Days" from its upcoming sophomore LP, White Orchid, begins with a tight bassline and ominous vocals before the organ hits, and an anthemic pop chorus rises from the darkness.
Advertisement
The video does a nice job mirroring the song's classically murky punk aesthetic, with lo-fi footage of the band exuding leather-clad retro cool, as it hangs out, jumps in the snow, and plays what looks like a righteous house show. Look for the band on tour later this year when it comes to American shores for the first time.
French Films –– White Orchid
"Later Days"
All music is for sampling purposes only. Please go out and buy the artists' records. If you would like for us to remove a track, please email us at feedback@refinery29.com.
Advertisement

More from Entertainment

Everything about Luke Cage communicates strength. The burly Harlem resident seems patient and unfeeling. Bullets can’t wound Luke Cage, and knives can’t ...
Try as we may to separate the man from his work, it feels disingenuous to write about a Woody Allen project without so much as mentioning the personal ...
We need to talk about Amanda Knox’s eyes. Knox is 29 now, nine years removed from “Foxy Knoxy," from her Italian study abroad trip, from that time she ...
It’s pretty obvious that movie and television characters don’t look the way most of us do, and that it's a problem. But rarely do we actually talk about ...
A major network has just ordered a series about a man who sends for a mail-order bride from the Philippines and winds up with a full mail-order family. ...
Now that James Lively is a big sib, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate the paragons of parenthood that are Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Julianne Hough has responded to Amber Rose's accusations that the dancer body-shamed Rose on Dancing With the Stars. Hough told Entertainment Tonight that ...
(Paid Content) When a movie like Disney's Queen of Katwe comes out, you know award season is upon us. The inspiring new film has all the makings of an ...
We may not get to see live-action Beauty and The Beast until 2017, but we have been getting a ton of teasers lately. First, there was a trailer. Then, ...
It's official: Lady Gaga will be the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show headliner. The "Perfect Illusion" singer has confirmed in a tweet that, "This year the ...
In 1998, two young actors and best friends named Matt Damon and Ben Affleck took home the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The movie was Good Will ...
It has been but three years since Justin Theroux's bulge went for a jog in a pair of sweatpants, but it feels as if it happened only yesterday
Today, TMZ reported that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have come to a temporary divorce settlement that grants full custody of the six children to Jolie
Every once in a while, a show comes along that we're super psyched about — and not just like, "This is a cool series you should consider watching," but ...