“when i was a child, i sang the anthem with pride
it stood for justice, peace, and human rights
it stood for the holy rolling hills and a home for all walks of life
and it must again, for my children, and theirs.” – From ‘Land you Love’
Newfoundland’s Hey Rosetta released the latest in a string of songs by Canadian musicians pleading for the removal of Harper as our leader on October 19th. And in true HR fashion, the video is innovative and clever.
The band, joined by their latest touring mates, BC’s Yukon Blonde, performed a fitting and country-bookending sentiment by shooting a video that syncs them via split-screen solidarity, to sing lines like “what have we lost, poisoned, or crushed? What highest hopes were stolen from us?”