Van Morrison and Eric Clapton joined forces once more for “The Rebels,” a duet of “The place Have All of the Rebels Gone” from Morrison’s new album Newest File Undertaking: Vol. 1. An accompanying animated video exhibits drawings of musicians together with Axl Rose, Robert Johnson, Kurt Cobain, Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead on “Wished: Insurgent” posters.
The questioning name to motion lyrically asks, “The place have all of the rebels gone / They’re not saying very a lot in any respect,” and surmises that they’re “hiding behind their laptop screens.”
In December 2020, the duo launched “Stand Up and Ship,” which adopted controversial tunes from Morrison that protested lockdown measures in the UK all through the pandemic.
The elder assertion of blues-rock shared the track as Slowhand & Van, which feels like a vaudeville act. However on the track, Clapton shares lead vocals with Morrison including the harmonies for a track that would have come from a straight-up nation artist.
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Proceeds for “The Rebels” might be donated to the Van Morrison Rhythm & Blues Basis, which Morrison instituted throughout the pandemic “as an emergency fund for musicians who’re going through monetary hardship as a direct results of the federal government restrictions on stay music launched in March 2020.”
In different Morrison information, a collection of gigs booked in Belfast’s Europa Lodge venue slated to start final evening had been canceled. In response to the BBC, the concert events had been meant to be check occasions however had been referred to as off by Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill stated the occasions couldn’t go forward.