Summertime Clothes

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"Summertime Clothes"
Single by Animal Collective
from the album Merriweather Post Pavilion
Released June 29, 2009
Format 12" vinyl, digital download
Recorded February 2008
Genre Neo-psychedelia, psychedelic pop, experimental, synthpop
Length 4:33
Label Domino
Writer(s) Animal Collective
Producer(s) Ben H. Allen, Animal Collective
Animal Collective singles chronology
"My Girls"
"Summertime Clothes"
"Brother Sport"

"Summertime Clothes" is the second single from Animal Collective's 2009 album Merriweather Post Pavilion, released on June 29, 2009 in the UK and on July 7, 2009 in the US by Domino Records.[1] The single features three new remixes of the song by Dâm-Funk, Leon Day, and Zomby, and is available as a 12" vinyl single and as a digital download. The song was originally known as "Bearhug." [2] A music video was released for the song on June 12, 2009, [3] and was filmed by Danny Perez, who also worked on the "Who Could Win a Rabbit" video and the band's film ODDSAC. [4] The video prominently featured the Brooklyn-based FLEX dance crew. "Summertime Clothes" is featured in the soundtrack to the video game Skate 3.


On a hot summer night, the narrator calls a friend and they walk the city streets together.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Summertime Clothes" (Album Version) 4:33
2. "Summertime Clothes" (Dâm-Funk Remix) 5:38
3. "Summertime Clothes" (Leon Day AKA L.D. Remix) 6:20
4. "Summertime Clothes" (Zomby's Analog Lego Mix) 3:49


  1. ^ New Animal Collective Single Out Soon
  2. ^ Summertime Clothes Songfacts
  3. ^ [1] Stylecaster: Animal Collective Release Music Video for "Summertime Clothes"
  4. ^ Summertime Clothes Video