“Rock ‘n’ roll needs to be against something. It can’t just be.” -Bob Geldof

“Rock ‘n’ roll needs to be against something. It can’t just BE. It always needs a function in which to function. Of course there are great songs. There will always be great songs that don’t suggest anything other than being a great song… This thing we call content is actually about this conversation society has with itself. Rock music provided that: It is intensely powerful, this little minor art form we occupy ourselves with. And when politics is unconvincing even as entertainment, then entertainment might be the politics of our time.” –Bob Geldof

This and a whole lot more of music-for-advocacy read in Twinky Lagdameo’s blog Across My Universe. Check it out at twinkytunes.wordpress.com.

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