Headline entertainers at this weekend’s standard Glastonbury Festival used the stage to not simply give listeners the sounds of their music, but in addition give the United States Supreme Court members a chunk of their minds.
The five-day pageant in Glastonbury, England noticed pop singers and rappers voice their displeasure of Roe v. Wade getting overturned on Friday.
Olivia Rodrigo is a 19-year outdated American singer who devoted her track “F*** You” to the Supreme Court. Rodrigo was accompanied by Lily Allen for her track.
“I’m heartbroken over what happened in America yesterday,” Rodrigo informed her followers. “The Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe v. Wade, which is a law that ensures a woman’s right to a safe abortion and other basic human rights. I’m devastated and terrified, and so many women and so many girls are going to die because of this.”
Rodrigo stated the track dedication wasn’t to your entire Supreme Court however the 5 justices “who showed us that at the end of the day they truly don’t give a sh*t about freedom.”
Lorde, who’s a 25-year outdated singer from New Zealand, informed the Supreme Court what they might do with themselves—and what females may do with their “strength”— as she took the stage Sunday afternoon.
“Wanna hear a secret girls? Your bodies were destined to be controlled and objectified since before you were born. That horror is your birthright,” Lorde informed the gang. “But here’s another secret. You possess strength. That wisdom is also your birthright. I ask you today to make exercising that wisdom your life’s work because everything depends on it. F*** the Supreme Court.”
Lorde then introduced fellow Glastonbury performers Clairo and Arlo Parks on to belt out “Stoned At The Nail Salon.”
Billie Eilish, who’s a 20-year outdated American singer-songwriter, used her spot on the Pyramid Stage this weekend to say it was a “dark day for women” in her residence nation.
“Today is a really, really dark day for women in the U.S.,” Eilish stated. “I’m just going to say that because I can’t bear to think about it any longer.”
Eilish went on to dedicate her subsequent track, ‘Your Power,’ to the ladies. The track is about older males who abuse their energy to affect others.
Here are the opening traces from that track:
Try to not abuse your energy
I do know we did not select to vary
You won’t wanna lose your energy
But having it is so unusual
Then there was American rapper Kendrick Lamar, who was the ultimate headliner on Sunday night time in England. He revved up a chant of “They judge you, they judge Christ! Godspeed for women’s rights!” earlier than he sang his closeout track, “Savior.”
The Supreme Court on Friday morning overturned the landmark 1973 resolution of Roe v. Wade, which now sends abortion rights again to the states relatively than being a federal legislation.
Since then, protests have occurred not simply across the nation, however around the globe.