This track is the lead on an EP by Jenny Moore et al, out later in the year and it is certainly an arresting piece of music. Described in the press release as a “six-piece punk choral ensemble”, this London-based combo has a fairly unique sound. Jenny Moore herself is Canadian and has worked with various artists, including releasing an album back in 2018.
The subject matter of the track appears to be super-rich white men who have done well out of the pandemic, and a general rail against selfishness and financial gain, a subject which we can probably all relate to at some level.
It starts with ascending xylophone notes and a close-harmony wordless series of vocals, until the words “he earns enough” become clear. The electronic beats start around mid-way and the vocals become more urgent, like a cross between The Wicker Man and the Midsommer soundtracks – the drums are joined by bass as the chant becomes more deranged.
Towards the end the lead vocal morphs into what sounds rather like a Beyonce sample (“uh oh” etc) – the whole effect is quite unnerving and you may have to be “in the mood”, but once heard it is hard to forget – intriguing…