Two years ago, Zoe Nash decided to sing, so she quit her job and spent the next six months honing her piano skills and teaching herself music production. After a series of impressive live shows around her hometown of LA, Zoe secured herself a deal with Atlantic and today she is ready to share her defiant debut single, Rather Die.

Written during the height of America’s most recent presidential election, Rather Die finds Zoe delivering politically barbed lyrics in her distinctive raspy growl, over a lush arrangement of electronic textures and hip-hop rhythms. Written “in response to all of the hate and ignorance that has been given such a powerful platform” Rather Die is a powerful statement of intent from an exciting new artist. Listen to it in full below.