Kids Keep the Darndest Hostages: The Morning Benders' Video For "Promises"

Alana Levinson

In the wake of taking SXSW by storm, Brooklyn-via-Bay-Area indie-pop quartet the Morning Benders have released the video for their second single "Promises," off their debut LP Big Echo. The video is Bonnie-and-Clyde-meets-Bedford-and-North-7th, only the hipster bandits are played by two children. Drinking, smoking, and taking people hostage, the video's young stars drive home the song's chorus: "we grew up way to fast."

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