The Occupy Wall Street movement currently taking over public spaces across the nation has an ally in South Florida psychedelic rock act Young Circles. (Photos from the Occupy Fort Lauderdale event this past weekend here.) The group has penned a new track released over the weekend titled "Ninety-Nine Percent" that bottles up all of the frustration and vitriol of U.S. financial inequality into a fiery, apocalyptic five minutes.
"No different than it would be to talk about an ex-wife or a new love," says singer Jordy Asher. "These are all things that inspire, and if I can help this movement in any way, I want to... and on a more superficial level, anyone who thinks we forgot how to write a rock 'n' roll song should suck it."
The track is available for download at the Young Circles Bandcamp site and is streaming below. All proceeds donated will be passed along to aid the Wall Street protests.
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Download: "Ninety-Nine Percent"