Possibly, the most important version of this track since Hendrix. Very beautiful and ironic:

“Fatima al-Qadiri……. who grew up in Kuwait during the Iraqi Occupation of the early 1990s, cooked up a spacey, synth-driven rendition of the U.S. national anthem. And if it sounds like it’s telling you something, there’s a reason for that. “‘Star-Spangled’ is dedicated to American national nightmares,” al-Qadiri says in a statement. “On one hand, dark dreams of suburban serial killers and mangled hitch-hike heads. On the other, a false hope of national greatness cooked by covert agendas.” So, yeah, think about that when you’re grilling this weekend. The single officially drops on Friday”

Via Wired

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