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Van Morrison vs LockDowns

Postby Masato » Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:35 am

Van Morrison accuses government of trying to 'enslave' public in new anti-lockdown songs
Van Morrison has accused the UK government of trying to "enslave" the population in a series of songs protesting against the coronavirus lockdown.

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The Northern Ireland musician described the government as "fascist bullies disturbing our peace" who are "taking our freedom".

He also claimed that scientists are "making up crooked facts" in a bid to control the public.

Morrison will put out three new tracks in the coming weeks, starting with one called Born To Be Free next week.

It contains the lyrics: "The new normal, is not normal/ It's no kind of normal at all/ Everyone seems to have amnesia/ Don't need the government cramping my style/ Give them an inch, they take a mile," according to The Telegraph.


In a statement announcing the songs, Morrison said: "I'm not telling people what to do or think, the government is doing a great job of that already. It's about freedom of choice, I believe people should have the right to think for themselves."


Northern Ireland health minister Robin Swann criticised the singer, telling BBC Radio Ulster: "I don't know where he gets his facts. I know where the emotions are on this, but I will say that sort of messaging is dangerous.

Morrison had started performing at socially distanced venues that reopened following lockdown restrictions, but have since closed after COVID-19 cases rose.

He previously said in a statement that socially distanced gigs are not an economically viable solution and called on the music industry to "fight the pseudo-science" surrounding the pandemic.

"I call on my fellow singers, musicians, writers, producers, promoters and others in the industry to fight with me on this. Come forward, stand up, fight the pseudo-science and speak up," he said.

Boris Johnson is considering the introduction of new national restrictions - possibly as soon as next week - as he tries to get a handle on the spread of coronavirus.

With COVID-19 cases now doubling every seven to eight days, the government is looking at introducing nationwide restrictions for a short period to try to "short-circuit" the virus and slow the spread of the disease.

The prime minister said on Wednesday that he did not want a second national lockdown as it would likely have "disastrous" financial consequences for the UK and "we are going to do everything in our power to prevent it".

Matt Hancock, the health secretary, told Sky News on Friday that a national lockdown was the "last line of defence".

Coronavirus cases are rising across the UK, with a further 3,395 confirmed infections and 21 deaths reported on Thursday.

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Postby Masato » Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:37 am

I like Van Morrison's music, that's his only credibility here really :D

But he does have a lot of other fans too, so I applaud any famous people that dare speak against the grain.
There certainly aren't many are there?

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Postby Masato » Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:58 pm

Here it is:



No more lockdown
No more government overreach
No more fascist police
Disturbing our peace
No more taking of our freedom
And our God-given rights
Pretending it's for our safety
When it's really to enslave
Who's running our country?
Who's running our world?
Examine it closely
And watch it unfurl
No more lockdown
No more threats
No more Imperial College
Santas making up crooked facts
No more lockdown
No more pulling the wool over our eyes
No more celebrities telling us
Telling us what we'rе supposed to feel
No more status quo
Put your shoulder to thе wind

No more lockdown
No more lockdown
No more lockdown
No more lockdown

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Postby Megaterio Llamas » Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:45 am

Thanks, I've been waiting for this.
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Postby Megaterio Llamas » Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:07 am

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Postby Masato » Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:16 pm

Megaterio Llamas wrote:



As I walked out all the streets were empty
The government said everyone should stay home
And they spread fear and loathing and no hope for the future
Not many did question this very strange move

Well, on the government website from the 21st March 2020
It said COVID-19 was no longer high risk
Then two days later they put us under lockdown
Then why are we not being told the truth?

By all the media outlets and thе government lackeys
Why is this not big nеws, why is it being ignored?
Why no checks and balances, why no second opinions?
Why are they working, and why are we not?

As I walked out all the streets were empty
The government said everyone should stay home
And they spread fear and loathing and no hope for the future
Not many did question this very strange move

But on the government website from the 21st March 2020
It said COVID-19 was no longer high risk
Then two days later Boris put us under lockdown
Why are we not being told the truth?

By all the media outlets and the government lackeys
Why is this not big news, why is it being ignored?
Why no checks and balances, why no second opinions?
Why are they working, and why are we not?

Why are they working, and why are we not?
Why are they working, and why are we not?
Why are they working, and why are we not?
Why are they working, and why are we not?
Why are they working, and why are we not?

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Postby Masato » Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:18 pm

Looks like he released a trio of songs.

Here is the 3rd:



Well, well the birds in the the trees
Know something we can't see.
'Cos they know, we were born, to be free.

Don't need the government cramping my style
Give them an inch, they take a mile.
Take you in with a phony smile,

wouldn't you agree.
The new normal is not normal,
it's no kind of normal at all.

Everyone seems to have amnesia,
Just trying to remember the Berlin Wall.
Some kind of new old ideology,

With new psychology,
But it's not for the benefit,
Of you and me.

No, no, no.

The new normal is not normal,
it's no kind of normal at all.
Everyone seems to have amnesia,
Just trying to remember the Berlin Wall.


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