Primus vocalist and bassist Les Claypool has joined forces with Gogol Bordello vocalist and guitarist (and Ukrainian himself) Eugene Hütz for a superb new single devoted to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky known as “Zelensky: The Man With The Iron Balls.” The track additionally options Stewart Copeland (Oysterhead, ex-The Police), Sean Lennon (Claypool Lennon Delirium), Sergey Ryabtsev (Gogol Bordello), and bluegrass artist Billy Strings.
“As quickly as Russian aggression broke out, Les and I related to deal with the disaster ASAP,” stated Hütz in an interview with Rolling Stone. “We jumped on creating affirmative music that requires unity and pays respect to the actual doers in Ukrainian protection, akin to President Zelensky, who demonstrated beforehand remarkable stamina and heroism.”
“We now have a recording to assist rally assist for a bullied nation, and a David versus Goliath-type man who stood up for his or her liberty, freedom, and homeland… [We’re] giving reward to a person who stepped up for his folks past something I’ve seen in my tenure on this planet, added Claypool. “This unlikely fellow has grabbed the reins of management and held quick in such a method that the world is now galvanized in assist.”
The advert hoc group additionally has a request for everybody within the description of their YouTube video – movie yourselves clapping alongside to the track and ship it to [email protected]
“To indicate your assist for Ukraine, please ship in video clips of you, your mates, colleagues, kids, pets, favourite ventriloquist dummy, or anything you might deem acceptable or splendidly creative, clapping alongside to the track, ‘Zelensky: The Man With The Iron Balls.’
“It does not need to be excessive manufacturing — simply use your telephone, video digicam, or previous Bolex, ship the footage to [email protected]. Let the world know that you’ll now not stand for this rampant ‘bully mentality,’ and that you just assist the person and individuals who refuse to let their liberties be undermined.”
You too can assist assist the folks of Ukraine right here through Nova Ukraine.
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