The Pet Shop Boys dedicate a song to a young Brazilian murdered in London

Pet Shop Boys

Indeed. Chris y Neil have composed a song that talks about the tragic death - by mistake of the British police - of the young Brazilian Jean-Charles de Menezes, which occurred in mid-2005 in the middle of the LondonWhen he was mistaken for a suicide bomber.

The song of the Pet Shop Boys It bears a suggestive title: "we're all criminals now”And is part of the simple Love etc.
One of its stanzas reads more or less the following: “I went from the bus to the station / while the music was playing in my ears / I ran to take the subway / and the police shot someone dead…”.

"Both the title and the song itself summarize the way this Government treats citizens in England. We are all subjected to continuous surveillance and are treated as potentially guilty, as if we were to commit a crime"He said Tennant about it for a local newspaper.

Via | EFE


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