Listen: Kate Tempest shares protest song, ‘Europe Is Lost’

Track laments on immigration, apathy and pig-fucking. Blimey.

Kate Tempest has unveiled a drastically brave, in-your-face new track called ‘Europe Is Lost’.

A protest song in every form, the track was initially meant to come out in 2016, but Tempest and producer Dan Carey decided to strike while the iron’s hot.

Above a jerky, ice-cold and industrial loop, Tempest delivers some of her finest lyrics to date. She captures the bizarre contradiction striking this continent - the juxtaposition between witnessing massacres on these shores, before promptly forgetting fear with a screen-glued scroll.

There’s also a brilliant line about David Cameron fucking a pig. It really doesn’t put a foot wrong.

Listen below and scroll through the lyrics on YouTube.


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