Le Tigre Is Reuniting for One New Song; May or May Not Call It ‘Blue Steel’

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The last time feminist electroclash trio Le Tigre released new material, the year was 2004, and Usher's dance-floor anthem "Yeah!" reigned supreme. Now, 12 years later, the band is ready to come back out of retirement  for one song, and one song only. In conversation with Perfect Pussy's Meredith Graves for a Facebook Live event earlier this week, front woman Kathleen Hanna revealed that she and her fellow bandmates Johanna Fateman and JD Samson would be reuniting solely for a new track, but wouldn't disclose the specific reason as to why. "Le Tigre just got back together in the studio, you have the scoop, for a special song that we are going to release hopefully, like, early- to mid-October," Hanna said. "I will not say what it’s about, but it's been really fun working with them again." Still, do we need a reason? Not really! Just be excited! Although if we had to guess ...