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Get political with New Threads' latest single, "America"

Back with their third standalone single of the year, New Threads isn't afraid to get political with "America". Released in time for the midterm elections, New Threads have just released one of the most profound- and confusing- music videos of the year. Directed by bassist Eric Chalifour and starring former bassist Daniel Suarez and actor Andrew Lane, New Threads' latest single tackles a much bigger sound for the band.

The song opens with Suarez's brother (and former touring keyboardist for the band) Will Suarez self-describing the song as "as groovy as it gets", before breaking into an acoustic guitar-driven verse that repeats the hook "I wanna live in America". When the song takes its' darkest turn into the first chorus, the video moves with that texture, phasing in horrific shots of the 9/11 attacks and the BP oil spill. Suarez and Lane prove to be shocked and in awe at what they are seeing, in a very Blues Traveler "Hook" kin…