So, Travis Have Grabbed Adam Buxton For Their New Video

Check out a preview of his incoming cameo...

Travis are no strangers to fantastic videos. There’s the dramatic turn from singer Fran Healy in early classic ‘Why Does It Always Rain On Me’ or the melancholic journey of an egg in Byrds-esque ear-worm ‘Coming Around’, to name but two.

But we’re hearing rumours that the Scottish band are up to their tricks again. New single ‘Bus’ is incoming, and Fran Healy has taken the reins as director.

Set to be placed online in just a few hours, the song itself is a reflective paean to Fran Healy’s early years – so the video, naturally, takes him back to Scotland.

Shot at a desolate Highland bus stop, it finds Fran waiting impermeably for the bus to come – a kind of Caledonian transport-rooted Waiting For Godot, if you will.

In addition to this, there’s also a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it guest spot from a long-time friend of the band, Adam Buxton. Indeed, the comedian, broadcaster, and podcaster sort-of-accidentally unveiled the video for ‘Bus’ – or part of it – during a recent show in Glasgow.

This preview was caught on camera, and you can check it out now, courtesy of CLASH.

Speaking on his involvement, Adam Buxton says: “I’m honoured to have at least part of my face featured in the new video from a band I love. The dream is to one day land the full body cameo, but you’ve got to start somewhere.” 

Tune in now.

‘Bus’ is the third single to be pulled from the incoming Travis album ‘L.A. Times’ which is slated to land on July 12th. Pre-order the record online now.

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