Orlando's Future Bartenderz drop a Dylan-spoofing quarantine anthem

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PHOTO BY MATTHEW MOYER
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Orlando weirdo-pop solo project Future Bartenderz has just dropped the quarantine anthem we didn't know we needed. And it's a note-perfect pastiche of electrified Bob Dylan circa 1965.

"Absoresolutely Covid​-​19 Isolation Lonesome Blues" is an affectionately hilarious swipe of "Like a Rolling Stone"  even starting with the infamous cry of "Judas!"  before launching into an oddly great Dylan impression with nasally-enunciated lyrics that reference hand-washing, Ben & Jerry's binges, Tiger King, drinking White Claw alone, and Zoom teleconferencing. Sign o' the times.



The single is available on their Bandcamp, but you can listen and stream below.



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