Saturday, 04 October 2014 00:00

Sync Song of the Week: Dale Earnhardt Jr.Jr.'s "James Dean"

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Admit it, you watch MTV’s “Catfish” religiously, and soon you’ll be watching reruns with the rest of us. Instead of getting sucked into those addicting marathons you can now look forward to Catfish co-star Max Joseph’s “We Are Your Friends.”

Zac Efron, fresh off his latest college comedy “Neighbors,” delves back into the young-adult world starring in Joseph’s new film as a struggling DJ. The film, based on Joseph’s weekly behind the scenes clips, appears to be very music heavy. The budding director admittedly set out to develop a project about the world of EDM, his favorite style of music.

That’s where our Sync Song of the Week comes in: we’d like to submit Dale Earnhardt Jr.Jr.’s super fresh track “James Dean” for soundtrack consideration. While not exactly EDM, the vibe is right for the film and would work great as an un-distracting background source filler, or featured over a montage. It would also be a great morning hangover track.

We can also imagine the track in other 20-somethings comedies like Comedy Central’s “Workaholics,” Zac Efron’s previous project “Neighbors,” and other works of the same vein.

The Michigan-based group appropriately started as a basement band with no intentions of international stardom. Since then, the band has increasingly grown in popularity with fans, including SPIN magazine,and Under The Radar.

To hear and read more check out the band’s website at, and hear James Dean below!



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