Watch: The Riverboat Gamblers -- "Robots May Break Your Heart"


The lineup for the 2010 Vans Warped Tour was announced a little while back, and, silly us, we forgot to tell you that four bands with area ties are on the bill that'll visit the Superpages.com Center on Saturday, July 3: The Rocket Summer, Artist Vs. Poet (who released its full-length debut, Favorite Fix, on Fearless Records earlier this week), Disco Curtis and the Austin-based Denton ex-pats in The Riverboat Gamblers.

It's that last group that brings us to today's posting, though: Yesterday, via the Warped Tour site, the band debuted the above video, the third single off its Underneath the Owl album. It's a pretty sweet clip, too, all animated and whatnot. Check it out. And, if you like this slower-paced fare from the band, well, you can get this song for free for a limited time, too--just by giving the Warped Tour people your email address in return, if you dare.

Again, I'll say this about the song: No band does backing screams of "Hey!" "Woah!" and "Oh!" better than the Gamblers. Just a fact.

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Pete Freedman
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