I'm very excited about Live 8. Music is going to be a wasteland after this. Forty more years of corporate Coldplay rock and it's all we deserve for ragging the hell out of Africa.
I did enjoy Noel Gallagher's (extremely astute) take on Live 8 (from contactmusic.com):
"The outspoken OASIS guitarist believes rock stars simply don't have the influence needed to affect the G8 decision makers - and believes all their hard work will be in vain.
He says, "Correct me if I'm wrong, but are they hoping that one of these guys from the G8 is on a quick 15 minute break at Gleneagles (in Scotland) and sees ANNIE LENNOX singing SWEET DREAMS and thinks, 'F**k me, she might have a point there, you know?'
"KEANE doing SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW and some Japanese businessman going, 'Aw, look at him... we should really f**king drop that debt, you know.'
"It's not going to happen, is it?" "
I laugh every time I think about that article. Well done Noel.