The Cerny Brothers, ‘Laugh at the Devil’ Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]
The Cerny Brothers are premiering the music video for their song "Laugh at the Devil" exclusively for readers of The Boot. Press play above to watch the Americana duo's newest clip, and get ready to boogie.
The setting for the "Laugh at the Devil" music video -- which was filmed at the Raccoon Motel in Davenport, Iowa -- is a favorite venue of the band. "We really love playing [there]," Scott Cerny tells The Boot. "We did three nights of album release shows there. It’s a small venue, but the energy is great, and it feels intimate. So we decided it was the perfect place."
As for the song itself, Bob Cerny says its lyrics are about being young and testing your limits, all while trying to live right: "It’s about flirting with darkness and trouble," he says, "but also staying grounded in the way you were brought up that you’ll never stray too far from the straight and narrow." He wrote "Laugh at the Devil" shortly after moving to Nashville, inspired by the "historic spirit of the place," and the long line of musical dreamers of which he's now a part.
"I think the message extends into adulthood as well," Cerny adds, "that no matter what you get into, your feet stand on solid ground and you’ll come out alright."
The Cerny Brothers -- Bob on piano, banjo and vocals; Scott on vocals, guitar and piano -- released a new album, Looking for the Good Land, in early May. Prior to making the move to Nashville, the pair spent some time in Los Angeles, Calif., and grew up in rural Illinois. Fans can visit TheCernyBrothers.com to learn more.
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