On the way to church this morning, I heard Dido’s new song, No Freedom: No love without freedom – no freedom without love. The longer I spend in politics, the more convinced I become that expanding freedom is near impossible without high standards of individual behaviour towards others. Unless people will choose freely to treat others as they would be treated, it’s difficult to see how politicians, officials and electorates will agree to refrain from the futile and counterproductive attempt […]
Tag Archives: Music
A modest General Election playlist
Courtesy of We7.com: Free music – General Election 2010 I would have included more Rage Against the Machine but their language is distinctly unparliamentary. Update: One BFP reader felt this was a little frivolous in the context of our floundering economy. I recommend my economics posts.
Tags: Liberty, Music, Politics
New We7 playlist — Skydive
An outstanding British innovation: great music, free with We7
Update: We7 is now blinkboxmusic.com. We7‘s MediaGraft technology enables free music downloads, paid for by short adverts at the beginning of each track streamed or downloaded: We7 is an outstanding new music destination where you can listen to, share and discover music for FREE, legally and safely. You choose the music you want to hear and play full tracks and albums online, on-demand at anytime. We also offer you the ability to buy the music you love in high quality […]
Tags: Innovation, Music, Optimism, Technology, We7
Don’t let “Take back the city” fool you: Snow Patrol deserve their iTunes genre of “Alternative”. An acquired taste?