Newport punks Dub War have debuted new music 17 years after they split up in 1999, exclusively to Team Rock.
Benji Webbe told Team Rock:
We had a really good time playing Download, but we’ve always wondered what Dub War would sound like now. I haven’t worked with those guys for such a long time, so I just wanted to see what it would feel like to do something fresh and new.
We wanted to do something that wasn’t as slick or – for want of a better word –produced as Skindred . Fun Done is something that we just wrote in rehearsal in a couple of hours. Lyrically, it’s talking about the times that we’re in and about unity. Again, it’s the Benji Webbe unity train. When I listen to the song, I feel fulfilled by it. It takes you on a journey but it’s not in the usual radio format, which we avoided at all costs. For the first song that we’ve recorded in 20 years, it does what Dub War is supposed to do – something different.”
“When I’m not doing business with Skindred and there’s a weekend free, then I’m going to get out there with Dub War. Everybody in the band is from Newport, so it’s nice to just be home and pop out to rehearsal to go through some new songs. It’s all at our leisure and it’s just for fun. We don’t give a fuck. When we sat and discussed our mission statement and out plan, we decided we want to be the most unsuccessful band ever in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.”
Have a listen to the new track here
Dub War are playing The Fleece in Bristol on April 15th.