So, some of you may have heard of the campaign for getting Rage Against the Machine to no1 in the UK charts for Christmas.
If you want to take part, have a look at the Facebook page for where you can buy a digital download of the track “Killing In The Name Of”
Now, part of me thinks this is great, lets get a real band to christmas number one (I don’t think I can remember what the last *real* band to do so was once you ignore all the Xfactor winners, tellytubbies and bob-the-builders). Another part of me thinks that perhaps this is just a publicity stunt for Rage Against the Machine. It is a real shame the band did not decide to give all money they got this week to charity!
Another part of me wonders if this is a bit of a social experiment, to see if the internet is more popular and influential than Simon Cowell and XFactor…
*Edit 17th Dec*
Interview on Radio 5:
Apparently Rage Against of the Machine are giving “the windfall” of proceeds from Killing in the name of to shelter