IDLES return with ferocious new single ‘Mercedes Marxist’

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IDLES return with ferocious new single ‘Mercedes Marxist’

The critically acclaimed punks, who have been celebrated for their efforts in exposing problematic sexist behaviours within the punk scene, have announced that ‘Marxist Mercedes’ will see a physcial release later this year as part of a 7″ single on Friday August 2. The record is set for release via Partisan Records, and will feature ‘I Dream Guillotine’ as the B-Side.


Recorded in the same sessions used for last year’s Joy As An Act Of Resistance, ‘Marxist Mercedes’ is driven by angular guitars and a pounding drum and bass groove, with singer Joe Talbot’s voice bearing a gritiness that really just makes you want to revolt. Listen to the new track below.




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