Music in election campaign: The moral self-certainty of the pop musician

What happened to the Rolling Stones? And evil people have no songs anymore? But one of the first of the Rolling Stones. The Band had to them that the American P

Music in election campaign: The moral self-certainty of the pop musician

What happened to the Rolling Stones? And evil people have no songs anymore? But one of the first of the Rolling Stones. The Band had to them that the American President rolled out his campaign appearances with her song "You Can't Always Get what you Want". Also the family of the 2017 deceased Tom Petty objected, however, that the song "I Won't Back Down" was used. Donald Trump, one might say, is not perhaps the right policy, but he has good taste.

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you will not be able to talk him out of it, even if the Artist's Rights Alliance is now calling in an open letter that politicians seek the consent of the copyright before they are allowed to play their Songs at their events; signed by Mick Jagger, Steven Tyler (of Aerosmith), Sheryl Crow, Michael Stipe (of R. E. M.), and others. "No artist," according to the organization, "should be forced to its values or to not be with politicians, which he respected, or supported."

values: price Is now, if a politician with his election to the music grant, but only if you vote for him? And how here to someone to something "be" forced is not clear. That's the sound of the artificial dramatization, the power of an emergency situation and the humanity in Good and Evil divides. How many people there might be in the world, contrary to the prevailing morality, but the same music listen to how the, in line with her? In place of the copyrights, which are rationally negotiable, now seems to be like a human right kicked: no one may be led to believe, or "forced", I, Mick Jagger, or whoever, think like the American President. It does matter what music is playing in the election campaign, as long as it is not indexed? No one would have the idea, the would be the Rolling Stones, only because they not intervened, Trumps opinion. The cultural Establishment, from Hollywood to the writer, to the pop music Mainstream, but anyway with nothing of what Trump is doing, or can be, compliant. The sympathy with the devil, which sang the rolling Stones in 1968, seems to be exhausted.

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Beyond such so downright Intrusive rock history punch lines, you may Express, perhaps, a certain unease about a development that surprised less by their moral self-certainty; on the you get used, and who would not be against racism, intolerance and different? The question is whether one must affirm it at every opportunity. It the Philistine way in which all of this is going on, and the – like as the notorious 153 intellectual signatory right irritated rather slow totalitarian will. So far, that the copyright Trump want to ban Listening to your music privately, you do not come to it already dominates the present, seems to be a kind of contagion logic that dealing with culture soon the last remaining ästhetizist of license.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 22:19

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