Articles tagged with: singing
The Roses output was a perfect soundtrack to those times and that is where it should be left. It was disappointing yet inevitable then that they announced their reunion last year, and I will be avoiding the concerts at Heaton Park like the plague.
I’m sure you’ve all witnessed the craziness that has been happening in the major cities all over England, the rioting looting and arson that has been spreading like, well like wildfire through London, Manchester and Birmingham.
The first time I heard the Internationale I was about 17 and a member of the Workers’ Revolutionary Party. It was in Bow Town Hall at the end of some political conference and everyone stood up and sang the Internationale. It was the best bit of the whole conference, I loved it even though I didn’t understand much of the lyric, I understood ‘The Internationale unites the human race’.
Synagogue, Church, Mandir, Gurdwara and Mosque; my Manchester International Festival jaunt ‘to experience the sublime power of the human voice’ through religious devotion.