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Debt Neglector Releases New Single & Video for “Dirty Water”

Orlando’s Debt Neglector has released the first single and title track off their upcoming full-length album, Dirty Water. The album is set to be released on November 5th via Smartpunk in the US and via SBAM Records in the UK and EU.

“Dirty Water” is an uninhibited musical smack in the face to American corruption inspired by the Flint Water Crisis. The band had the following to say about the new song:

“This track is about the Flint Water Crisis and how ashamed our country should be about letting it happen. We’re supposed to be ‘the richest country in the world,’ but people were poisoned with dangerous levels of lead (among other cancer and illness causing toxins), people died, and many of the children in Flint will be dealing with lifelong health issues because of it. And the worst part is that the people in charge knew about it and tried to cover it up. I feel like the situation that happened in Flint is kind of a microcosm of America. Politicians serving their own self-interests, trying to make (or save) a quick buck, and fucking over the constituents that they were elected to help and protect. That’s why the song title ended up becoming the album title for this LP. While ‘Dirty Water’ the song is fairly literal, it also serves as a metaphor for the general corruption in America.”

In typical punk fashion, the band is using their music as a platform for social change. They will split 10% of the proceeds from physical record sales evenly between Flint Kids Fund and Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village (SBEV), which help youth affected by the dangerous levels of lead and toxins that was piped into their homes from the Flint River.

Check out the video for “Dirty Water” below and make sure to pre-order your copy of the new album today!

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