Matthew E. White Thursday, 18th October 2018

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Matthew E. White launches new project 'No Future In Our Frontman'

Matthew E. White announces the No Future In Our Frontman project with today’s release of ‘No Future In Our Frontman’ – a new song, written and performed by White, about the current political disaster in which we find ourselves.

 

“I believe that Donald Trump is a corrupt, depraved and incapable leader. Along with being unconscionably egomaniacal, his presidency regularly traffics in our worst prejudices, peddles bigotry, and violently disregards truth by both encouraging ignorance and actively participating in deceit. This song is an acknowledgement of our current political disaster and a call for resistance.” Matthew E. White


Stream ‘No Future In Our Frontman’ here.


The No Future In Our Frontman project will see a wide list of artists covering this song including Natalie Prass and Bedouine. A new EP-sized volume of covers will become available digitally every Friday for the next 3 weeks, with the final volume taking the form of a full album-length compendium of the releases on Friday, Nov 2nd - a few days prior to the US primary elections on Nov 6th. 


The first EP will be out digitally tomorrow, Friday Oct 19th.

 

Proceeds from the No Future In Our Frontman project will go to charities benefiting US voter participation and registration.

 

The Matthew E. White version of ‘No Future In Our Frontman’ will also be available on 7”, coupled with a B-side instrumental version. The 7” is available to pre-order today, and will be out Nov 2nd on Domino.    


7” Tracklisting:

01.  No Future In Our Frontman

02.  No Future In Our Frontman (Instrumental) 


The artwork for this release was created by artist, educator, and musician Lonnie Holley, whose work has been shown at the Smithsonian, the American Folk Art Museum, and the White House. Holley also recently released an album called MITH, and toured earlier this year with Animal Collective.


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No Future In Our Frontman - Volumes 1-3 – contributors:

 

Matthew E. White

Luisa Gerstein

PC Worship (Justin Frye, Mike Etten & Greg Fox)

Cameron Ralston

Alex Spalding & Adrian Olsen

DJ Harrison

Ohbliv

Natalie Prass

Josh Kantor

Angelica Garcia

Erin Rae & Jerry Bernhardt

Anna B. Savage

Bedouine

Kevin Devine

Pinson Chanselle

Andy Jenkins

Hand Habits

Chase Pittman feat. Lara Smith and Zack Trowbridge

 

‘No Future In Our Frontman’ lyrics:

There is no future in our frontman

There is no gracefulness to his song

There is no melody in his choir

And I refuse to sing along

 

There is no future in our frontman

There is no faithfulness in his words

There is no rhythm to his honky tonk

And I refuse to sing along

There is no future in our frontman at all

 

Star of the morning, fallen from heaven

There is no hopefulness in his dawn

There is no harmony in his Babylon

And I refuse to sing a long

There is no future in our frontman at all