Today, it’s being reported that the consulting firm McKinsey & Company has agreed to a $573 million settlement for its role in the opioid epidemic. My song for Feb. 4 is a little-known meditation on the despair caused by both opioid addiction and general systemic oppression. Although “S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun)” may seem like a bubbly rock anthem on the outside, the lyrics remind that things are not OK. Thanks to the Canadian band The Glorious Sons for demanding that people of all nations peel back the surface.