Steve Martin Casts Bill Hader & Cecily Strong in Pathetically Heartsick 'Caroline' Video

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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, 'Caroline'

The comedy legend Steve Martin was weaving his absurd banjo skills into his stand-up act before most of us were born, and for about the past decade, he’s been making music with his bluegrass band the Steep Canyon Rangers. They’ve got a new album called The Long-Awaited Album coming out soon, and Martin has just shared his video for “Caroline,” a song sung from the perspective of an obsessed ex who can’t let a relationship go.

In director Brian Petchers’ video, Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader plays the pining ex while current cast member Cecily Strong plays the woman he won’t let go.

The Long-Awaited Album is out 9/22 on Rounder.

Check it out below.

This article was originally publsihed on Stereogum

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