Music Video: Slightly Stoopid – “The Prophet”

Media | Jul 10th, 2015

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Slightly Stoopid’s new album Meanwhile… Back At The Lab is out now and they recently released a music video on EW for the awesome song “The Prophet.” It’s probably the best song they’ve done since “Sweet Honey.” The video screams Sublime and with good reason, since the song was written back by Miles who was collaborating with Brad Nowell when the band was on Skunk Records. Watch the music video below:

Written by the band’s co-frontman/bassist/guitarist Miles Doughty when he was 16 years old, “The Prophet,” started as an early collaboration with the late Bradley Nowell of Sublime, while the group was signed to his Skunk Records. Coming full circle, the video for the song concludes with never-before-seen footage of a living room jam session with Doughty and Nowell (as well as a dedication to him as the band’s friend and mentor).

“It was cool going through the old VHS tapes and finding the original ‘Prophet’ jams from my pad,” said Doughty. “To see the journey the song has gone through to get where it is today… I think Brad would be stoked! We miss him and his music. We owe a lot to Brad and Miguel for believing in us kids from Ocean Beach. His music lives on.” Nowell than recorded an early version of the song called “Ain’t No Prophet” which was released on Sublime’s posthumous Everything Under The Sun raritiesbox set. The composition was reimagined once again by Slightly Stoopid during their Meanwhile…Back At The Lab studio sessions.

The band is still on tour and you’ll be able to catch them in NYC this week!

“Everything Is Awesome” Tour Dates

July 8 Simsbury, CT-Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows*
July 9 Boston, MA-Blue Hills Bank Pavilion*
July 10 Philadelphia, PA-Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing*
July 11 Asbury Park, NJ-The Stone Pony Summer Stage*
July 15 New York, NY-JBL Live at Pier 97*
July 16 Baltimore, MD-Pier 6 Pavilion
July 17 Raleigh, NC-Red Hat Amphitheater*
July 18 Charleston, SC-Charleston Tea Plantation*
July 23 St. Augustine, FL-St. Augustine Amphitheatre^
July 24 Cocoa, FL-Riverfront Park^
July 25 Boca Raton, FL-Sunset Cove Amphitheater^
July 26 St. Petersburg, FL-Vinoy Park^
August 1 Morrison, CO-Red Rocks Amphitheater**
August 5 Missoula, MT-Big Sky Brewery^
August 6 Redmond, WA-Marymoor Park^
August 8 Eugene, OR-Cuthbert Amphitheater^
August 12 Boise, ID-Idaho Botanical Gardens^
August 13 Lake Tahoe, NV-Harvey’s Outdoor Arena^
August 16 Santa Barbara, CA-Santa Barbara Bowl^
August 20 Houston, TX-House of Blues^^
August 21 Dallas, TX-Southside Ballroom^^
August 22 New Braunfels, TX-Whitewater Amphitheater*
August 23 Corpus Christi, TX-Concrete Street Pavilion*
August 27 Des Moines, IA-Simon Estes Amphitheater*
August 28 Kansas City, MO-Crossroads*
September 10-13 Arrington, VA-Lockn’ Festival
September 19 Del Mar, CA-KAABOO(*) with Dirty Heads and The Expendables
(^) with Dirty Heads and Stick Figure
(**) with Stick Figure and TBA
(^^) with The Expendables and TBA


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