The Feminist Revolutionary Anthem You Didn’t Know You Needed Drops TODAY:
Matches, Sticks & Gasoline by Liah Alonso
In case you haven’t noticed, the planet seems to be in disarray, or more accurately, in straight up chaos. NYC based musician Liah Alonso who goes by the nickname, “Gypsy Cowgirl” decided maybe all this mayhem needed a country-tinged music track and video coined, “Matches, Sticks & Gasoline”. In the video for the war protest song, written by Liah and collaborator, noted punk folk musician Matt Pless, Alonso is featured in a superhero-esque costume strumming a guitar while her pal Sonia de Luna dances around beside her dressed as the Statue of Liberty. The fast-paced video imagines a fantasy where together, Liah and and Lady Liberty and their motley crue of revolutionaries will “watch the world burn down”. Um, how often do we get to see two women fronting the revolution? The song and video were inspired after, once upon a time, Alonso was arrested while performing at a protest. She spent the following year singing at marches and shooting video with the intent of creating a song--and finally, thankfully, it is here.
The video for Matches, Sticks & Gasoline is dropping TODAY,
Monday, April 13th, 2020.
Catch it here, 10 AM EST:
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