Fight The Establishment Without Dividing Your Fanbase!
Updated: Oct 5
Perhaps I am showing my age, but what attracted me to music as a youngster was the rebellious nature of the rock stars.
In the 1950’s we had Elvis Presley offending the older generation with his ‘provocative’ hip swivelling and leg shaking moves.
The 1960’s asked the question, ‘Would you let your daughter marry a Rolling Stone?’
The 1970’s saw the beginning of rock n’ roll debauchery and acts using their status as a platform to ‘fight the establishment’.
Music was seen as so ‘dangerous’ in the 1980’s we saw the emergence of the PMRC (Parents Music Resource Centre) launching a campaign to use Parental Advisory labels on albums to warn parents against music with explicit or obscene content.
Oasis in the 1990’s sparked controversy and ‘outrage’ when Noel Gallagher made national headlin