The Trusted’s “Rebel Song” Is a Spirited & Anthemic Uproar

The Trusted © 2021
The Trusted © 2021
A spirited and anthemic uproar, The Trusted’s “Rebel Song” is a fantastically feverish indie rock revelry.
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We are all rebelling against something, whether that be against some form of discrimination, political ideals, or even ourselves.

An anthemic uproar, The Trusted’s “Rebel Song” is a fantastically feverish indie rock revelry. Dramatic and driving, hot and heated, the Southend-on-Sea band come to life with a buoyant dose of modern age Brit rock infused with passion and spirited energy.

Whatever you’re fighting for, this is a song for you.

Rebel Song - The Trusted
Rebel Song – The Trusted
You love to raise the dead
by switching off my heart
you like to call me crazy,
but you’re laughing in the dark
Its all just dirty music
and we’re fighting in the street
Are you low on bullets baby
we were stolen by the thieves
It’s easy to cry with the lights out
cause there’s so much pain outside
Do you wanna die inside an elevator
or do you wanna testify?

Released April 23, 2021, “Rebel Song” arrives this spring as The Trusted’s first original single of the year. Following last year’s Love and Suicide EP and November’s standalone single “Criminals,” “Rebel Song” is a fervent, inspired soundtrack to sweet rebellion.

The Trusted © 2021
The Trusted © 2021

The four-piece of Dave Batchelor, Dale Holt-Mead, Fin Cunningham, and Tom Cunningham ignite with a swell of overdriven guitars and dynamic drums as they pour themselves into a youthful display of conviction and fighting for what you believe in:

All l I’ve got is my rebel song
And that’s alright with me
All I’ve got is my rebel song
And that’s alright, that’s alright with me

“‘Rebel Song’ is about the resistance and finding beauty through being defiant,” The Trusted’s Dave Batchelor tell Atwood Magazine. “I think we are all pre-programmed to fight for what we believe in, it’s a part of what makes us human. We are all rebelling against something, whether that be against some form of discrimination, political ideals, or even ourselves. Everyday we are fighting and I think there is something quite wonderful about that.”

I wouldn’t say ‘Rebel Song’ is an outright political track. It kind of leans more on the emotional, psychological side of rebelling.

The Trusted © 2021
The Trusted © 2021
You’re talking trash and say it don’t hurt
but look at all my grief
You shot me down thirteen times
and now I bet you’re feeling pretty cheap

Quite literally, this is a rebel’s song. It’s a reminder to stay your course, stand up for your causes, and believe in yourself and your values. As summer looms over us and the sun hangs high in the sky, The Trusted’s new single is a perfect celebratory, emphatic anthem. Their drive and fortitude, infectious enthusiasm and expressive guitar work leave us exhilarated and ready to take on whatever challenges lie ahead.

Who says you can’t feel good, while fighting the man?

Cause all I’ve got is my rebel song
And that’s alright with me
All I’ve got is my rebel song
and that is all I need
You say hello but do you know
that angry hearts will bleed
cause all I got is my rebel song
and that’s alright, that’s alright with me
Everybody needs to wake up
and feel what’s going on
everybody needs to wake up
and feel what’s going on

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