It Sounds Like Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl Had the Same Lockdown Woes as All of Us

Well, we weren’t expecting it — but we’ll take it.

Just one day after Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl dropped the trailer for his new music doco What Drives Us, the mega-star musician has released a surprise single — with none other than The Rolling Stones lead singer Mick freaking Jagger.

Did someone say legendary?

The iconic rock stars debuted a new collaboration, titled Easy Sleazy, all about the pandemic and the people who are opposed to the vaccine that could see life return to normal.

Look, are the lyrics groundbreaking or even close to the brilliance of, say, Sympathy for the Devil or Everlong? Absolutely not. But they’re a bit of fun and set to a catchy punk rock tune so there’s that.

Throughout the song, Jagger sings about very relatable pandemic induced inconveniences such as watching copious amounts of TV, gaining weight, drinking too much and using Zoom. The rocker also makes references to QAnon conspiracy theories that have become larger than life throughout the global crisis pertaining to Bill Gates, mind control and the deep state.

In a press release that accompanied the track, Jagger said, “It’s a song that I wrote about coming out of lockdown, with some much-needed optimism. Thanks to Dave Grohl for jumping on drums, bass and guitar, it was a lot of fun working with him. Hope you all enjoy Eazy Sleazy.” 

Grohl also weighed in saying, “It’s hard to put into words what recording this song with Sir Mick means to me. It’s beyond a dream come true. Just when I thought life couldn’t get any crazier……and it’s the song of the summer, without a doubt!!”

Read the lyrics to Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl’s new track Easy Sleazy below and check out the video too.

Easy Sleazy 

We took it on the chin
The numbers were so grim
Bossed around by pricks
Stiffen upper lips
Pacing in the yard
You’re trying to take the mick
You must think I’m really thick

Looking at the graphs with a magnifying glass
Cancel all the tours, football’s fake applause
No more travel brochures
Virtual premieres, I’ve got nothing left to wear

Looking out from these prison walls
You got to rob Peter if you’re paying Paul
But it’s easy easy
Everything’s gonna get really freaky
Alright on the night
Soon it’ll be a memory you’re trying to remember to forget

That’s a pretty mask
But never take a chance TikTok stupid dance
Took a samba class yeah I landed on my ass
Trying to write a tune you better hook me up to Zoom
See my poncey books teach myself to cook
Way too much TV, it’s lobotomizing me, yeah
Think I’ve put on weight
I’ll have another drink then I’ll clean the kitchen sink

We escaped from the prison walls
Open the windows and open the doors
But it’s easy easy
Everything’s gonna get really freaky
Alright on the night
It’s gonna be a garden of earthly delights
Yeah it’s easy sleazy
Everything’s smooth and greasy
Yeah easy, believe me
It’ll only be a memory you’re trying to remember to forget

Shooting the vaccine
Bill Gates is in my bloodstream
It’s mind control
The earth is flat and cold
It’s never warming up
The Arctic’s turned to slush
The second coming’s late
And there’s aliens in the deep state

Now we’re out of these prison walls
You gotta pay Peter if you’re robbing Paul
But it’s easy easy
Everything’s gonna be really freaky
Alright on the night
We’re all headed back to paradise
Yeah, easy. believe me
It’ll be a memory you’re trying to remember to forget

Easy cheesy
Everybody sing please please me
It’ll be a memory you’re trying to remember to forget

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