Bad Religion Call for "Emancipation of the Mind" on New Single

It's an outtake from 2019's 'Age of Unreason'
Bad Religion Call for 'Emancipation of the Mind' on New Single
It's too early to tell whether or not a Joe Biden presidency will end the Age of Unreason, but Bad Religion are marking today's inauguration with a new single nonetheless.

The punk vets have shared "Emancipation of the Mind," an outtake from their aforementioned 2019 album that calls for reason and open-mindedness as Donald Trump's presidency finally ends.

"I think the song really is a celebration of enlightenment values that can be cultivated through enthusiastic learning and open-mindedness," vocalist Greg Graffin said in a statement. "So often we're told what to think. But learning how to think (as opposed to learning what to think) is a true feeling of emancipation from the constraints of indoctrination that are so commonplace in our society."

"Emancipation of the Mind" follows 2020 singles "What Are We Standing For" and a rerecorded version of "Faith Alone." Last year also saw the release of the group's autobiography, Do What You Want.