As Parquet Courts’ songwriter Andrew Savage said earlier this year to NPR Music, “The catalyst of the song ‘Human Performance’ [reflects] my own flawed performance of humanity, and how it affects those around me.” The ‘Performing Human’ 12” features an alternate take of ‘Human Performance’ as well as remixes of the song by Eaters and Chris Pickering from Future Punx. The video for ‘Human Performance’ was conceived, directed and puppeteered by renowned English visual artist (and Turner Prize nominee) Phil Collins. In a masterwork of discomfort, Collins utilizes the tools of the storied school of German puppeteering to create a video that certainly feeds into the narrative of the song. Only available to independent retailers. Limited to 200 copies for the UK and Eire. TV – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert performance. Tourdates – October 10 Manchester Academy 2, 11 London The Forum, 12 Brighton Old Market.