Recorded at The Beastie Boys' Oscilloscope studio in New York City, this post-Brexit anthem finds Rat Boy delivering a snarling tirade against a wide range of issues impacting upon the lives of young people growing up in the UK. "'Revolution' is about life as a young person growing up in a post-Brexit Essex," he explained to NME. "It's about feeling trapped."
Rat Boy directed the song's music video f alongside regular collaborator Thomas Davis. He said it, "depicts a hyper-realistic Essex, taking normal everyday things like going to Tesco or the newsagent and giving it a satirical twist. It's a daydream in broken Britain."
Rat Boy recalled recording this song at the Beastie Boys' Oscilloscope Studio. "We used the same guitars and drum machines that they used on their records," he told Clash magazine. "They'd drawn loads of stuff on their gear, like you could see Ad Rock's tag on the 808. We also recorded the drums through a Neve desk from the '70s which had a really cool history to it."