G20 Summit soundtrack: police vs. protesters
- June 26, 2010 11:38 AM |
- By G20 Street Team
By Amber Hildebrandt, CBC News
Each protest this week has featured its own soundtrack of sorts.
The sounds of an aboriginal drumming circle thrummed through the crowds at Queen's Park on Thursday as they prepared for their lengthy march. Strains of a jazzy voice over a speaker system thickened the air at the makeshift tent city set up at Allan Gardens Friday evening.
Listening to it, I wondered what should be the soundtrack of the summit? I decided to ask both the police and the protesters. Here are their picks:
Break on Through, The Doors
Animal Collective, Fireworks
Police State, Dead Prez
Capitalism Kills, Declining Amphibian Phenomenon
Paper Planes, M.I.A.
Work It, Missy Elliott
Rebel Girl, Bikini Kill
Zaman el Salaam, Yair Dalal (a song half in Hebrew, half Arabic)
Fuck tha police, N.W.A.
Redemption Song, Bob Marley
Let Your Backbone Slide, Maestro Fresh-Wes
YMCA, Village People
What do you think should be on the soundtrack?
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