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We Want Beans Not Goals

Chumbawamba
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"Sportchestra! ‎– 101 Songs About Sport"
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Un album contenente 101 canzoni inciso dai Chumbawamba, insieme ad alcuni ospiti, a nome Sportchestra! Con tema lo sport.

Questa si riferisce ai mondiali di calcio di Messico '86 (vinti dall'Argentina di Maradona, quelli della famosa "mano de Dios" e del "gol del secolo contro l'Inghilterra, ma questa è un'altra storia) e al terremoto del Messico del settembre 1985, terremoto che portò 10.000 morti, 30.000 feriti e un po' meno di 1 milione di sfollati.

messico '86
Remember Mexico '86?
"Dirty" Diego, the Saint and Greaves
All covering up the cracks of an economic crisis
What the cameras don't show the viewers won't notice
Earthquake victims still in shacks
And 5,000 steelworkers given the sack
The protestors demanding beans not goals
The reality hidden as the spectacle prevails
Create a diversion, hide the real poverty
With pockets full of money, with stomachs still empty

Contributed by Dq82 - 2019/6/13 - 16:30



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