Video Premiere- Desert Sharks “Sleepy Pie”

by | Feb 22, 2023 | Features

Desert Sharks (photo by Julia Durr)


Desert Sharks, the long running gloomy grunge punks from Brooklyn recently announced a brand new EP, The Tower, due out 3/31 on Substitute Scene and just released the first single “Sleepy Pie” along with a brand new video directed by Jeanette D. Moses. FTA is excited to give you an exclusive first look!


On this track, the band leans a little towards their goth side (or a little more towards it since it’s always been there on the fringes) and tells the tale of a dream girl who is a “flesh and blood fantasy.” The video pairs perfectly with the song and sees a seemingly normal sleepover in a bright, neon bedroom—with the band cheekily playing the parts of their formerly teenage selves—quickly descend into something much darker and more sinister. Watch the video below to see all the drama play out.



Since releasing their excellent 2019 album Baby’s Gold Death Stadium, the band has changed lineups and has added Cait Smith on rhythm guitar and backing vocals; these are her first recordings with the band. The pairing of her harmony vocals alongside bassist Stephanie Gunther’s rich and strong alto is an awesome addition to their sound, fitting perfectly with the sonic punch of Sunny Veniero’s lead guitar attack and Rebecca Fruchter’s always rock solid drumming.


Desert Sharks performing

Desert Sharks performing

Desert Sharks live (photos by Kate Hoos)


Check out the album art and track listing below. Catch the band on 2/23 at Our Wicked Lady.


Desert Sharks- The Tower

Desert Sharks The Tower

  1. Medusa
  2. Sleepy Pie
  3. Emotional Breakdown
  4. Ego Death
  5. Shadows
  6. The Tower




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