It's the clash fans have been waiting for...
Bring Me The Horizon and YUNGBLUD began teasing a full collaboration a number of months back, before lockdown forced their hand.
Swapping ideas over email, the two parties knuckled down, with new single 'Obey' emerging a few hours back.
An outlandish, preening, larger than life return, 'Obey' takes aim at the systems of control in our lives.
Oli Sykes comments: “We consider ourselves free, but only because the chains are invisible, and we are controlled in ways we don't even want to think about. They tell us how to live with a smile on their face, like shit ain’t fucked up, inform us of tragic statistics like it’s nothing… it’s a weird world.”
For his part, YUNGBLUD says simply: “We are being told to conform to a completely outdated idea that we don’t relate to or even understand. They teach us to turn against each other and to fight against our differences rather than embrace and celebrate them. They try to keep us divided because it makes us weaker.”
“Robots follow robots, because they feel nothing at all. But what they don’t realise is that to us, to be different is to be free, and a world of fucking love and equality is a world we want to be part of. We will rise above the hate and the diversion. We will fight for the world we want to be a part of. We will not obey.”
Oli Sykes directed the full video, which features the Bring Me The Horizon frontman and YUNGBLUD battling each other as robots.
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