Music Monday: Fred Schneider’s side project releases ‘Batbaby’ mini-movie video

Posted on 24 Oct 2011 at 12:53pm

Last year, The Superions released perhaps one of my least favorite albums of 2010. With Destination…Christmas, the Fred Schneider-led band turned Christmas songs inside out into a hot mess. The out B-52s singer definitely lets his comic freak flag fly higher with this band and they are back at it for Halloween.

They just released the EP Batbaby along with a new video. The 10-minute video is sort of a homage to the beatnik/horror mashup genre of the ’60s. You know, like A Bucket of Blood. It’s over-the-top ridiculous, but the hunky volleyball guys add some nice eye candy.

If you don’t have 10 minutes to spare, check the trailer out here which touts the mini-movie as more frightening than Mary Poppins.

The video is below.

Or if you prefer Schneider in his original outfit, check out The B-52s live as they stop in Dallas (Frisco) at Dr. Pepper Arena, Nov. 2 and at the Houston Zoo, Nov. 4.

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