Listen to M.I.A.’s Theme Song for Julian Assange’s Radio Show

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Even before M.I.A. released her Vicki Leekx mixtape on New Year’s Eve 2010, she and Julian Assange seemed like kindred spirits — so it’s only natural they’re collaborating. Last week, we learned that she wrote the theme music for the house-arrested WikiLeaks activist’s new radio show, The World Tomorrow, which just aired its first episode on Russia Today. As Stereogum notes, the instrumental track isn’t particularly exciting: it’s really just M.I.A.’s somewhat spookier, more aggressive version of the 30-second psych-up music that precedes practically every other political talk show, and it’s overlaid with Assange’s self-aggrandizing intro. We’re more interested to hear that the singer, who WikiLeaks is calling “the Julian Assange of pop music,” will appear on a future episode of the show. Who wants to bet there won’t be a truffle fry within five miles of the taping?