Imagine Dragons Share Protest Anthem 'Machine'
By Katrina Nattress
November 1, 2018
As with most Imagine Dragons track, "Machine" sends a powerful message to the underdogs, serving as a protest anthem against, well, the Machine.
"Cause I’ve been wondering / When you’re gonna see I’m not for sale / I’ve been questioning / When you’re gonna see I’m not a part of your machine / Not a part of your machine," Dan Reynolds sings during the chorus. The second time around, he flips the script and declares "I am the machine" in a robotic voice.
Listen to "Machine" below.
The new song follows the album's lead single, "Natural," and "Zero" — another ode to the underdogs that is featured in the Ralph Breaks the Internet soundtrack. Imagine Dragons are slated to drop Origins — the sister album to last year's Evolve — on November 9th.
“It’s about seeking new ground but also appreciating your roots,” Reynolds said of the new album in a statement to Billboard. “When we create, we create with no boundaries, no rules. We find it thrilling to make music that feels different and new to us.”
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