Watch Toro y Moi & Eric André’s Film ‘Goes By So Fast’

Over a month after releasing his new album Mahal, Toro y Moi has released 12-minute short film Goes By So Fast, co-starring Eric André.

Toro y Moi and Eric André are in it for the ride. Over a month after the release of Toro’s seventeenth studio album Mahal, the experiment vocalist-producer has dropped the album’s companion film Goes By So Fast online. Co-starring Eric André, the short film caps at 12 minutes, where André plays San Francisco resident named Panther who drives an open-air ‘Jeepney,’ which is prominent in the Philippines.

“Shortly after finding the Jeepney,” Toro – who also goes by Chaz Bear – said in a press statement, “ideas for films and videos immediately came to mind. Given the more serious themes of the record, Harry and I both felt it fitting to come up with something humorous and fun. I wanted to make something that humanized the music and hopefully myself in ways. Knowing that I’m not much of an actor and somewhat reserved, we felt it was best to find a supporting actor who would bring some context to the ‘man behind the curtain.’ We felt Eric Andre’s character, Panther, was the perfect high-sporadic energy to match my persona, giving context to my introverted tendencies. I loved the entire process and I think fans will be able to see the fun we had making it.”

Along with starring in Goes By So Fast, in 2023, André will return for a sixth season of his Adult Swim series The Eric André Show. In July, Chaz Bear is set to perform at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Tickets for the festival are available now.

Jaelani Turner-Williams

Jaelani Turner-Williams is a contributing news writer for Okayplayer with bylines at Billboard, MTV News, NYLON, Recording Academy and more. Read her mind on Twitter at @hernameisjae.

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