Digging for Windows

Album: yet to be titled (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Rage Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha released this song as a free download on BitTorrent on September 8, 2016. The song finds him venting his frustrations over an oppressive society that favors craven capitalists and bilious politicians.

    "Digging for Windows" is a nonsensical phrase, indicating that protests get nowhere in this corrupt system.
  • The song was released two months before the US presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In this song, De la Rocha makes his choice clear: neither.

    No trust in the dust of a promise
    Won't mark the name on a ballot
  • El-P (Jaime Meline) produced this track. He is known for his work in the duo Run the Jewels with Killer Mike.

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