FIGAROVOX / MOOD – During the memorial ceremony for the victims, Nolwenn Leroy, Camelia Jordana and Yael Naim sang Jacques Brel. Anne Jouan, it is far from rock Bataclan.
Anne Jouan is a journalist for Le Figaro .
They died at a rock concert and Password variety to their families, their friends for the national tribute? To salute the memory of those aficionados of rock, is blackmailed Nolwenn Leroy, Yael Naim and Camelia Jordana invalids? They loved the sound that spot and dripping, the roaring guitar and serves them in the Top 50. Help.
89 of the 132 victims of the Nov. 13 died at the Bataclan, this room so iconic rock with all that this music is contested, symbols.
It is not a question here to rebuke these three young singers, two of which are from reality TV. We invited them, they agreed. But what a strange choice on the part of the protocol!
To make it truly honor these rock fans should have been invited Eagles of Death Metal in the courtyard of the Invalides. The picture would have to face.
Do-it recognize youth killed by the terrorists bullets? Not respecting their musical tastes and therefore policies? Because yes, music is political, and rock, probably more than any other. Listen Motorhead, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Foo Fighters, Black Sabbath, the Clash or the Sex Pistols, is making a choice.
“ France will remain as missing the loved her , “said Francois Hollande at the Invalides. Then about the Bataclan concert, he added: “ it’s the music that was unbearable to terrorists .” Yes, exactly, and this music was rock, big sound.
To make it truly honor these rock fans should have been invited Eagles of Death Metal in the courtyard of the Invalides. The picture would have to face. The rock would have been political. Viscerally.