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- Posted on May 14th 2012 11:15AM by Theo Spielberg
"So during the making of this record I quit drinking and made a goal to not have a drop until I got a manager or booking agent," Ecid tells Spinner. "Along with that I started doing yoga, which changed my life.
"Whatever ceiling I felt I had creatively and career-wise no longer existed," he continues. "This song is a direct reflection of that. You could say it's an anthem for the pessimist turned hopeless romantic. The concept for the video was pretty simple really. We thought why not do a spin on the film "Memento"? So we built it around a character planning his own surprise party over and over as a metaphor to surprise yourself every day. I also learned how to counterfeit money. What a win/win."
Take a look at the "Surprise Yourself" video below.