MATT AND KIM, the duo known for infectious, beat-driven songs and explosive live shows, are back with a new track, “You Don’t Own Me”, recorded and produced in their studio during quarantine. Originally recorded by Lesley Gore and produced by Quincy Jones, the group’s take on this boldly independent classic is out today, International Women’s Day (FADER Label).

Hear Matt and Kim “You Don’t Own Me”HERE

Talking about the track, Kim says, “This song has always resonated with me lyrically, ever since I was a kid. My dad raised me to not take shit from anyone and live the life I want to live. It breaks my heart when girls come up to me after a show and say, “It’s so cool to see a woman play drums, I kinda never thought I could!”. I tell them, “That’s fucked up! You can do whatever you want!”. 

About the recording, Matt adds, “Over quarantine we were making a bunch of covers of songs we love. This one we feel came out particularly special. The song has such a badass message, especially for having come out in 1963, we think it can’t be repeated enough. And I love the way Kim sings it.”

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