Dig Down
by Muse

Album: Simulation Theory (2017)
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  • Released on May 18, 2017 this one-off single focuses on the themes of unity and survival – fighting for what's right when your back's against the wall.

    Frontman Matt Bellamy said: "When I was writing this song I was looking to counteract the current negativity in the world and give inspiration, optimism and hope to people to fight for the causes they believe in; that as individuals we can choose to change the world if we want to."
  • The song is accompanied by a dystopian video, which was directed by Lance Drake. The clip features activist/model Lauren Wasser who lost her leg after contracting toxic shock syndrome from a tampon before restarting her career with a prosthetic limb. We see her pitied against a group of shadowy assailants. Lance Drake said:

    "The song is about survival and fighting the odds – when I heard this song I knew I wanted to do an action packed narrative. I'd heard about Lauren a year or so ago, I read her story and she gave me personal inspiration so I'd always kept her in mind to shoot with one day. The power of the song made me think of her... so I wrote the video narrative based on Lauren's story and how she overcame the odds."
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