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Stream Worriers Imaginary Life

The magic of Worriers lies in their ability to re-write their identity through a political lens. Their songs may sound like prototypical punk, but the ideas that they convey through this medium are, in many cases, issues that a lot of contemporary punk bands standing remotely close to the spotlight wouldn’t feel comfortable weighing in […]

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Worriers – “Yes All Cops” (First Listen)

“Yes All Cops” is a protest song designed to combat complacency. Worriers use the rhetoric of apologists (“Not all cops are bad”) and flip it, suggesting that anyone in a position of power deserves to be carefully scrutinized, that remaining silent in the face of oppression is often more damaging than taking a risk and […]

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Worriers – “Plans”

The New York activist punks in Worriers released a really good album called Cruel Optimist a couple of years ago, and they recruited Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace to produce their new album Imaginary Life. That means we have two very good reasons to be excited. We’ve already posted the early track “They / Them […]

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Worriers – “They / Them / Theirs”

Gender is stupid. We need to throw the whole construct in the trash. Of course, that’s not going to happen for a very, very long time (if ever) so, until then, we’ll get songs rebelling against the shackles of a societally-imposed identity. Worriers got their start a few years ago with the same kind of […]