Czech power-rock outfit Blitz Union releases their new single/music video, “Freak Anthem,” a song inspiring individuals to embrace their true selves, eschewing outside pressure to fit into preconceived societal molds.
Talking about the song, vocalist Mark Blitz shares, “In our own way, we are all essentially freaks. And we want to invite our fans to join the Blitz Union Movement.”
Recorded in Prague and Berlin, “Freak Anthem” was mastered by David Gnozzi of Mix Bus TV, while the music video features members of the band representing various types of ‘freak’ archetypes.
Renowned for their charismatic live performances, Blitz Union is set to perform at Europe’s largest summer festivals, including Votvírák, M’Era Luna, Mix Music Fest, and Amphi Festival. Through their music and message, Blitz Union seeks to empower its audience, championing self-expression, and embracing individuality.
Along with two EPs, in 2021, Blitz Union dropped their debut album, Absolution, featuring “Plastic” and “Human Robot.” Collectively, the two songs amassed more than 1 million streams on Spotify. With over 16k followers on Instagram, 23k on Facebook, and more than 73,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, Blitz Union is burgeoning into a tour de force.
Blitz Union’s sigil is a black helmet, suggesting an amalgamation of Star Wars and the Middle Ages.
“Freak Anthem” opens on emerging layers, blending elements of dance flavors and rock. A thrumming, pushing rhythm drives the tune, infusing it with pulsating textures, topped by lustrous shimmering harmonics. Mark’s effortless, evocative vocals imbue the lyrics with urgency, spurring listeners to self-acceptance.
A gleaming, iridescent breakdown changes the flow, injecting low-slung layers of smoldering coloration, followed by moussing up to the potent outro.
The video, directed by Michal Skořepa, depicts the band dressed in unique outfits: goth outfits, make-up, studded collars, and multiple piercings, expressing the idea that no matter what’s on the outside, it’s what’s inside that reveals the true persona.
“Freak Anthem” fuses the dynamics of dance music with the oomph of power-rock into a bravura concoction of captivating music.