The Troubles (Northern Ireland) Media: In the Name of the Father, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Artistic Reactions to the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155907789

Published: August 30th 2011

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The Troubles (Northern Ireland) Media: In the Name of the Father, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Artistic Reactions to the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike  by  Source Wikipedia

The Troubles (Northern Ireland) Media: In the Name of the Father, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Artistic Reactions to the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike by Source Wikipedia
August 30th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 36 pages | ISBN: 9781155907789 | 4.35 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: In the Name of the Father, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Artistic reactions to the 1981 Irish hunger strike,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: In the Name of the Father, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Artistic reactions to the 1981 Irish hunger strike, The Devils Own, Five Minutes of Heaven, Breakfast on Pluto, Zombie, Fifty Dead Men Walking, Murals in Northern Ireland, Thats Just the Way It Is, The Linen Memorial, Belfast Child, Please, The Northern Ireland Troubles in popular culture, Peace on Earth, Harrys Game, Cal, The Boxer, Give Ireland Back to the Irish, Conflict Archive on the Internet, Elephant, Some Mothers Son, Omagh, Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six, A Prayer for the Dying, Four Days in July, The Troubles, Inflammable Material, Titanic Town, Soldier, The Orange and the Green, Sunrise.

Excerpt: Sunday Bloody Sunday is the opening track from U2s 1983 album, War. The song was released as the albums third single on 11 March 1983 in Germany and the Netherlands. Sunday Bloody Sunday is noted for its militaristic drumbeat, harsh guitar, and melodic harmonies. One of U2s most overtly political songs, its lyrics describe the horror felt by an observer of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, mainly focusing on the Bloody Sunday incident in Derry where British troops shot and killed unarmed civil rights protesters and bystanders.

Along with New Years Day, the song helped U2 reach a wider listening audience. It was generally well-received by critics on the albums release. The song has remained a staple of U2s live concerts. During its earliest performances, the song created controversy.

Bono reasserted the songs anti-sectarian-violence message to his audience for many years. Today, it is considered one of U2s signature songs, being one of the bands most performed songs. Critics rate it among the best political protest songs, and it has been covered by over a dozen artists. It was named the 272nd greatest song by Rolling Stone on their list of The ...



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