Brutalligators release video for 79 second rager 'Protect Yr Own'
Brutalligators release video for 79 second rager 'Protect Yr Own'
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 21:42
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Brutalligators have shared thevideo for the third single from their debut album, 'This House Is Too Big, This House Is Too Small'. Coming in at 79 seconds long, Protect Yr Own follows their tradition of sub 2 minute punk songs where they can get angry about how awful people are.

Produced by Tom Hill (Muttering, Death Goals, Modern Rituals) in 2020, the brand new single, Protect Yr Own, was written in response to the current UK prime minister, Boris Johnson. Discussing it, frontman Luke Murphy states; "It may not come as a surprise to anyone that we aren’t a fan of the tories. Protect Yr Own is a cynically angry song, but it’s a pretty tame response to the utter shitshow that is Boris Johnson. This song was written pretty early into the pandemic, and seeing Boris’ posh smug face every week talking about ‘saving the NHS’ and ‘protecting the futures of our children’, suggesting that he ever did anything to support anybody below his own class was pretty galling."

The Hertfordshire based pile of limbs, Brutalligators, formed in the dying embers of 2016 by vocalist Luke Murphy, guitarist Paul Wade, bassist Simon Lee and drummer Rhys Kirkman. Taking cues from midwestern emo bands like The Promise Ring, high-energy punk like PUP and heart-on-sleeve Australian indie like The Hard Aches, Brutalligators mix it together to play energetic and happy sounding songs about heartbreak, life going wrong and all of the injustices in the world today.