Van Morrison

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Van Morrison Is Getting Sued Over COVID Remarks

Northern Ireland's health minister accuses him of slander

(Newser) - Van Morrison hates lockdown rules so much he's written songs about it . Now, it looks like he'll have to go to court to defend some of his statements. Northern Ireland's health minister is suing the singer for defamation, reports Belfast's Sunday Life . Robin Swann took legal...

2 Legends Collaborate on Anti-Lockdown Single

Van Morrison, Eric Clapton say struggling artists need help

(Newser) - Van Morrison is keeping up his anti-lockdown sentiments, now with help. Eric Clapton performs a new single, "Stand and Deliver," written by Morrison, which will be released Dec. 4 in support of Morrison's "Save Live Music" campaign, per Variety . Morrison, of Northern Ireland, has already released...

Van Morrison's New Songs Dubbed 'Dangerous'

He blasts lockdown, scientists

(Newser) - Van Morrison is no fan of lockdown measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, as is obvious in three new tracks. The songs, recorded recently in Northern Ireland and England, are a condemnation of the UK government and scientists, per the Guardian . "No more lockdown / No more government...

Kevin Spacey Is Now a British Knight, Almost

He's a foreigner, so you don't have to call him sir

(Newser) - The queen doled knighthoods and other honors today, with Kevin Spacey and Van Morrison among the notables on the list. Spacey, who is wrapping up a decade-long run as artistic director at London's Old Vic theater, received an honorary knighthood for his contributions to British culture, reports ITV . Because...

The Real Stories Behind 10 Famous Songs

Even 'I Kissed a Girl' not as obvious as it sounds

(Newser) - In honor of Jay-Z’s Decoded, which breaks down the meanings behind his songs, the Independent offers up the true stories behind 10 hits:
  • Katy Perry, “I Kissed a Girl”: The message behind this one seems fairly obvious, but Perry has insisted it’s actually about heterosexual friendships and
...

20 Songs That Make No Sense
 20 Songs That Make No Sense 
you want it what way?

20 Songs That Make No Sense

I want it that way. Wait, you want what what way?

(Newser) - Some lyrics are just so ambiguous you have no idea what you’re singing about when you sing along. Willa Paskin lists 20 “songs that make you go, huh?” on BlackBook :
  • “I Want It That Way,” Backstreet Boys: “Make up your minds dudes, is ‘that
...

Van Morrison Not Father of Love Child
 Van Morrison 
 Not Father of 
 Love Child 
RUMORS ON THE INTERNETS

Van Morrison Not Father of Love Child

Hackers made up tale of baby with manager, singer says

(Newser) - Contrary to the tale spun by hackers who posted it on his official website, Van Morrison is not the father of a baby boy with “American manager” “Gigi Lee” who is the “spitting image of his daddy.” That is “utterly without foundation,” the Irish...

Not So Fun to Stay on the Pirate Bay
Not So Fun to Stay on the Pirate Bay

Not So Fun to Stay on the Pirate Bay

Village People head up groups taking aim at file-sharing site

(Newser) - The Village People head a list of music industry has-beens pondering legal action against file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, after the service was indicted in Sweden for copyright infringement. The artists would join Prince, who’s been on the war path against the site for some time, reports Ars Technica.

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