Fatima Al Qadiri

Fatima Al Qadiri “Star-Spangled”

An ominous take on our national anthem.

Arriving just in time for Independence Day, Fatima Al Qadiri’s delivers a rendition of the national anthem for Adult Swim’s Singles Program. “Star-Spangled” takes the American national anthem and reinterprets the melody with spaced-out synths.

In Qadiri’s own words:

‘Star-Spangled’ is dedicated to American national nightmares. On one hand, dark dreams of suburban serial killers and mangled hitch-hike heads. On the other, a false hope of national greatness cooked by covert agendas.”


Listen to a stream of the track below, which will be available for download Friday.

[h/t Wired]


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