Tom Morello Shares “We Don’t Need You” Featuring Vic Mensa

‘The Atlas Underground’ will feature everyone from Outkast to Portugal. The Man

August 7, 2018
Tom Morello and Vic Mensa

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Tom Morello just shared the first “communique” from his upcoming solo album, The Atlas Underground.

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“We Don’t Need You” meshes Morello’s signature guitar sound with Vic Mensa’s vocals, combining two unexpected yet complimentary sounds. The song fits both their usual contents with politically charged lyrics that are just aggressive enough to make you want to start a peaceful revolution.

Listen to the first single below:

In a YouTube clip describing the track, the two discussed how the collaboration came together and expressed mutual admiration for each other’s fearless and motivating work.

Watch them describe the meaning of the track here: