Maximo Park: On a quest

This fabulous English band takes all the great pop elements of indie music and melts it together with the best of content–heartfelt, airy lyrics, keyboard washes, and riffs that may rival the best of the English indie greats–The Smiths.

This video shows Maximo Park playing in front of a screen that shows dramatic stuff–including the surface of the sun, and exploding blue things. So yes, they’re definitely not coasting. These guys are on a dramatic quest. See for yourself: