Skindred has put themselves back in the spotlight with this new video. A clever visual that plays off the shared duality of man and beast.

People have been arguing cats and dogs seemingly since the animals first became domesticated.  Although I personally prefer dogs, I can’t see this video portrayed by any other creature but a cat. This is a memorable offering that has all the elements of a cult-classic.

I got into Skindred briefly back in 2004 when the album Babylon (reissue) came out. I really appreciated the tracks “Pressure” and “Nobody” and found their nu-metal meets reggae attack freshly aggressive. Unfortunately, I lost track of the band shortly thereafter. Little did I know Skindred has gone on to have a successful career, releasing five full length albums with a sixth, Big Tings, released last month via Napalm Records.

The music video for “That’s My Jam” follows the exploits of a cat during his ‘night out on the town’. The animal is depicted as a leather jacket wearing ‘metalhead’ complete with spikes and a pair of sunglasses. What follows is a series of hilarious scenes involving the cat man. My favorite part is when the cat ends up in an alley buying catnip from a drug dealer, the dog negotiating for the bone makes this scene all the more memorable.

Skindred has put themselves back in the spotlight with this new video. A clever visual that plays off the shared duality of man and beast.  Check out “That’s My Jam” and discover what really happens when your pet goes out for the night. \m/

Skindred are:

Benji Webbe – Vocals
Mikey Demus – Guitars
Dan Pugsley – Bass
Arya Goggin – Drums

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