Van Morrison is an authorized rock legend, however Twitter customers aren’t precisely singing the praises of his latest compositions.
The 75-year-old singer is about to launch three new songs protesting coronavirus lockdowns and accusing the British authorities of “making up crooked information” to “enslave” its residents, in line with the BBC.
Morrison’s pandemic pop songs don’t pull any punches, particularly “No Extra Lockdown.”
No extra lockdown
No extra authorities overreach
No extra fascist bullies
Disturbing our peace
No extra taking of our freedom
And our God given rights
Pretending it’s for our security
When it’s actually to enslave
You possibly can see the complete lyrics to the brand new songs within the tweet beneath.
The songs are attracting a whole lot of consideration, however it will not be the type that normally helps data fly up the gross sales charts.
Northern Eire’s minister of well being, Robin Swann, instructed the BBC that the brand new songs had been “harmful.”
“I don’t know the place he will get his information,” Swann mentioned. “I do know the place the feelings are on this, however I’ll say that form of messaging is harmful.”
Different Twitter customers had their doubts as nicely.
Others imagined how Morrison would possibly replace his extra well-known songs corresponding to “Brown Eyed Woman.”
One other individual identified the various distinguished musicians who’ve died from the coronavirus.
One man mentioned that Morrison has written songs about ailments earlier than so the brand new ditties aren’t completely unprecedented.
However one tweeter managed to place the right perspective on Morrison’s new songs.
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