Pussy Riot releases first song since members arrested

Russia’s feminist punk music protest collective Pussy Riot has released its first song since three of its members were imprisoned for staging an anti-Putin punk prayer protest in a Russian-Orthodox church in Moscow in 2012. Their latest song and video is called Like a Red Prison. The lyrics to the song are written out in English in the music video posted above. As you’ll see, Pussy Riot takes on the oil industry, the President Putin (“Your president is like an ayatollah in Iran”) hompphobia (“Homophobic vermin, out from history”) and sexism (“Fucking sexist, leave the hole alone.”)

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