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Subject:This White House *is* a nice house
Time:10:04 am
Blender had two big politically minded musicians - Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips (for the left), and, er, Ted Nugent (for the right) - sit down and whip up a quickie "protest" song for their side. Wayne's song isn't the greatest, but it definitely fits with his goofy style and sounds intentionally corny. You could definitely say that Nuge's song fits with his persona as well, although I don't really detect any irony in there after hearing him talk a couple times. Check out his website - he's selling this song on there for $10, and he's got a great review exerpt about it - written by Ted, of course.

As a side note, it's interesting (but not surprising?) how overwhelmingly pro-Kerry the many musicians and actors are. Especially with music it seems - they chose Wayne Coyne most likely because he'd run around with some guys in animal suits for the photo shoot, but it wouldn't be all that difficult to find any number of well- or lesser-known artists to pen a song for the left (including plenty that have done so already - two "Rock against Bush" comps?). But who does the right really have, aside from Ted Nugent? Charlie Daniels? Alice Cooper? Vanilla Ice?? Um... Dr. BLT?
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Subject:Blender - Carrie
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Time:2004-11-02 05:33 am (UTC)
Blender also has a great article about U2. Yay.
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