Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Why are we so surprised that Kate Bush likes Theresa May?

A wealthy woman in her late fifties approves of Theresa May.

It is hardly a shock, is it?

But because we are used to people in the creative arts expressing identikit left-wing views, Kate Bush's comments today shocked many.

Should they have been such a surprise?

Rock has been around a long time. Older artists have audiences that have grown up and grown old with them. All concerned are now a bit too long in the tooth to be worried about sticking it to The Man.

Roger Daltrey didn't die before he got old: he bought a fish farm.

Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood re-established their musical alliance after two decades when they played at a Countryside Alliance event.

So I still think Kate Bush is wonderful even if she thinks Theresa May is wonderful.

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