The word “whistleblower” has taken on new meaning, because Edward Snowden released a techno track today. It’s not unheard of to find political activists dabbling in pop culture—remember Julian Assange’s publicity-seeking antics? But the collab between Snowden and Jean-Michel Jarre is definetly a new thing. The track in question, “Exit,” isn’t too bad either. Hear snippets and see what Snowden had to say about his love for electronic music and how the project came together above.
For more pop and politics, check out Diplo’s theme tune for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign here.