Music Review: Along with over 10% of the world’s population I received a free copy of U2’s 13th studio album, Songs of Innocence, which, with the perplexity of a Loch Ness leviathan manifestation, had inexplicably appeared in my iTunes library. 1,219 more words
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"Where a Kiss of Love Could Kill You, and There's Death in Every Tear." Band Aid 30: Ludicrous Criticism
We’ve all heard the criticism, we’ve all heard the debate. And goodness knows, we all know the song. But do we really know the point of the song, or has it become nothing more than a festive tune? 490 more words
A reflection on the Band Aid 30 Single for Ebola.
Thirty years ago, Bob Geldof got together a group of musicians in Sam West Studios, Notting Hill to record a single which was to be a 24 Million Dollar contributor to relieving poverty in Ethiopia. 760 more words
Just back from Sri Lanka and reading a great blog by Kiri CSW press officer http://www.madomasi.wordpress.com I share her annoyance. Though the cause is worthy these sticking plaster approaches and that damn awful song do nothing to address the fundamental problem of global economic injustice. 257 more words