With a whole bunch of alumni and young Warriors performing on both the recorded track and in the short film executive produced by Steve McQueen, Tomorrow’s Warriors is incredibly proud and excited to be part of this incredible collaboration.

World renowned artist, songwriter, musician, and producer Fraser T Smith has today revealed the details of his brand-new Future Utopia single Don’t Stop featuring Avelino and Tomorrow’s Warriors, out now via 70Hz Recordings. The single, which is a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s iconic 1977 track is released in collaboration with Greenpeace and is accompanied by an original short film, exec produced by legendary, Oscar-winning British director Steve McQueen and featuring Will Poulter (Midsommar, Guardians of the Galaxy 3). The film will be played on big screens at Glastonbury throughout the festival this month.

Speaking about the track, Fraser says: “I’m immensely proud to be working with Greenpeace to help bring the iconic ‘Don’t Stop’ back into the public awareness with such a vital message. Working with Tomorrow’s Warriors and Avelino felt like the perfect collaboration for Future Utopia, in providing exactly the right energy for the track. I’m excited for everyone to hear this”.

Don’t Stop is a contemporary fable about being young in the world today. The song is a call to action for young people worried about their future and the state of the planet, and a message for those who dream of a better tomorrow.

Written and directed by Samona Olanipekun of Steve McQueen’s Lammas Park stable, exec-produced by McQueen, and featuring Will Poulter, the track’s short film is a stark look at the state of the world and all of our roles in it. Set in a vibrant but unsettling party which is spinning out of control, the viewer is confronted with the reality of our situation; greedy corporations are partying like there’s no tomorrow, and if they keep acting like that, there won’t be one. But this is the darkness before the dawn, as people begin to realise the immediacy of the problem and the urgent need for change. It is a stunning message of hope, that the fate of our planet is in our hands, that we can imagine a better tomorrow and make it happen.

Speaking about the video, Steve McQueen says:This short film is an arresting look at the state of a world hurtling out of control. I’m so proud to have been involved in this project with Greenpeace and Samona, who’s once again shown what a talented writer and director he is. It captures the unease at seeing corporations (especially those of oil and gas) and their enablers, do damage to the environment on our behalf, acting like there’s no tomorrow and driving the climate crisis solely for their profit. But we have collective power to realise a different future. It’s imperative that people don’t forget, tomorrow is promised to no-one.”

Areeba Hamid, Executive Director of Greenpeace UK, adds:When you look at the state of the world that older generations have wrought, oil companies partying like there’s no tomorrow, politicians watching as our house is on fire, it can feel overwhelming. But awareness and resolve to save our planet, to save lives and livelihoods, has never been stronger. People all over the world are incredibly worried about their future, but they hold enormous power. This film is a message of hope: that demanding a better tomorrow is not only possible, but critical.

We’re so proud of this incredible collaboration, to get to work with such a talented and passionate group to reimagine Fleetwood Mac’s iconic Don’t Stop and bring the song to a new generation”.

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