Over a slick bass groove and sharp guitar scratches, Fisher vents out all his anger, frustration and helplessness. But within that voice is also a spark of hope and resilience.
As the singer puts it himself, “To be someone who has known first-hand, the full brunt of institutional force, the feeling of being completely vulnerable to it and powerless against it, is a bitter reality for the vast majority of people. The image of an insect being squashed by a boot comes to mind. But with that image comes a slightly hopeful paradox: just as all systems have inherent flaws, so does the proverbial boot, which leaves the slight possibility for the insect to creep through and bite back…”