In a recent interview with The Guardian, hard rock legend Alice Cooper has shared his thoughts about the musicians who mixes politics and music.
He said that ‘I want my shows to take you as far away as possible from politics‘. Here’s the statement:
“I don’t like to mix politics and rock’n’roll. I don’t look at Bono, Sting and Bruce Springsteen as political. I look at them as being humanitarian. I’ll contribute to anything humanitarian.
Helping people who can’t help themselves. But when musicians are telling people who to vote for, I think that’s an abuse of power. You’re telling your fans not to think for themselves, just to think like you. Rock’n’roll is about freedom – and that’s not freedom.
I want my shows to take you as far away as possible from politics. It’s supposed to be an escape from the world we’re living in. And you know the next president is going to be worse than Trump, right?”
“Here’s the thing about golf. There are people who are purists about golf and then there’s me and my friends. We play for fun and sometimes that means cheating.
People have asked me if Trump cheats at golf – they all do. Bush, Clinton, Obama. They’re just having fun!”
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