The Resistance Revival Chorus, a collective of 70-plus women and nonbinary singers, have announced their debut album. This Joy is out October 16 via Righteous Babe. Check out a video for the title track, directed by Geneva Peshka and featuring animation by Jenny Scales, below.

The Resistance Revival Choir was founded in 2017 following the Women’s March and works to elevate female voices, especially women of color. This Joy was recorded in New York City amid COVID-19 lockdown and Black Lives Matter protests. It features Rhiannon Giddens, Valerie June, and Deva Mahal.

“Working with the chorus last year was one of the most healing and rejuvenating experiences I’ve ever had in my life. It was simply love manifested,” the album’s producer, Tiffany Gouché, said in a statement. “You can feel the joy and sincerity in their hearts through each and every record. I am truly blessed and humbled by this experience and look forward to anything that pertains to them.”

Read “Meet the Resistance Revival Chorus, Where You Can Sing Out Your Political Frustrations” on the Pitch.

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This Joy:

01 Abby Dobson: “#SayHerName”
02 Resistance Revival Chorus: “Ella’s Song”
03 Treya Lam: “Dawn” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
04 Lee Taylor: “Wild Womxn Pussy Power” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
05 Valerie June: “Reason I Sing” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
06 Deva Mahal: “Everybody Deserves To Be Free” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
07 Alba Ponce de León: “Love Army” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
08 Resistance Revival Chorus: “Border Song”
09 Rhiannon Giddens: “All You Fascists Bound To Lose” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
10 Meah Pace: “I Hope” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus]
11 Resistance Revival Chorus: “This Joy”
12 Resistance Revival Chorus: “Rich Man’s House”
13 Abena Koomson-Davis: “Joy in Resistance” [ft. Resistance Revival Chorus] 14 Resistance Revival Chorus: “Woke Up This Morning”

Resistance Revival Chorus This Joy

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