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Joan Osborne Is ‘Sick of All the Corruption’ in Timely New Video ‘Hands Off’

Dec 7 | Posted by: Team Joan


“It was me getting to the point of saying, “This is ridiculous and you need to call people out for this. You can’t just sit back and say nothing.” So that’s where the song came from. As we were talking about [the video], everything was starting to happen with George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives movement and people getting into the streets. I felt like even though the song was not specifically written about the Black Lives movement, it did include that in its message. And it could be a useful tool in this moment to speak about that.”

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