Kite Thief are stepping into 2022 in a big way with their latest track release in the form of ‘Allededly’.
Allegedly was written in a dark & angry place. From the experience of
having false empathy, and friends sitting on the fence with conflicting
convictions. From dealing with trauma all the while being shunned, called a liar and ignored. More than 1 in 5 women have experienced sexual assault and 86% of survivors knew their attackers.
Yet, society still asks the victim for the proof, for unequivocal evidence that they had to go through a traumatic ordeal. If the evidence isn’t strong enough or, let’s say, the perpetrator was ‘popular, ‘ a ‘nice guyTM’ or ‘didn’t seem like a rapist’ then often the community around the victim shies away, avoids the uncomfortable conversations or even worse – sides with the offender.
Throughout this, violators are granted safe space, camaraderie and
sympathy. So this song is one big FUCK YOU to not just all rapists and
abusers out there – but also those who blindly follow them.
Allegedly starts with the large hooks and powerful guitar sections which are mesmerising from start to finish. From there, the band storms into some material which hits harder than most artists in a way that most aren’t able to where Kite Thief tap into the conscious of a collective to give one of the best releases so far this year.
Check out the video for ‘Allegedly’ below or stream the track via the following link.
For those who are facing or are survivors of sexual abuse, harassment or misconduct, help and support can be found via the following links.
A Voice For The Innocent: www.avoicefortheinnocent.org
The Survivors Trust: www.thesurvivorstrust.org
Citizens Advice: www.citizensadvice.org.uk