A new story from Monocle 24: The Briefing


With <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> <Speech_Male> <SpeakerChange> <Music> whom she recorded <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> the song got ten <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> days. <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> So we learned <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> if we might attempt <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> a serious point <Speech_Music_Male> here first time for <Speech_Music_Male> everything that there <Speech_Music_Male> really is no limit <Speech_Music_Male> to the pettiness, <Speech_Music_Male> humorlessness and <Speech_Male> ranks stupidity <Speech_Male> of tyrannies of <Speech_Male> all kinds, <Speech_Male> and furthermore, <Speech_Male> we for <Speech_Male> one mildly satirical <Speech_Male> news review, <Speech_Male> hope that Olga <Speech_Male> valley is able <Speech_Male> to defend her <Speech_Music_Male> title if <Speech_Music_Male> that's how these things <Speech_Male> even work in <Speech_Male> a Crimea <Speech_Male> which is Ukrainian <Speech_Music_Male> once <SpeakerChange> more. <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> <Music> <Advertisement> <Music> <Music> <Speech_Music_Male> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Male> Elaborating upon <Speech_Male> the awkward <Speech_Male> jarring of music and <Speech_Male> politics motif, <Speech_Male> we learned <Speech_Male> of yet another chapter <Speech_Male> being inked <Speech_Male> into the gargantuan <Speech_Male> annals <Speech_Male> of conservative <Speech_Male> politicians using <Speech_Male> music made by <Speech_Male> politically unsympathetic <Speech_Male> musicians, <Speech_Male> and then getting yelled <Speech_Male> at afterwards, <Speech_Male> and these things are <Speech_Male> always outstanding <Speech_Male> fun. <Speech_Male> Can we get some general <SpeakerChange> motor agreement? <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> <Speech_Music_Male> <Advertisement> Yeah. <Speech_Music_Male> <Speech_Music_Male> <SpeakerChange> We learned <Speech_Male> that Liz truss, <Speech_Male> UK prime minister <Speech_Male> at the time of <Speech_Male> this recording, <Speech_Male> can't make any promises <Speech_Male> about what's going on <Speech_Music_Male> by the time you hear it, <Speech_Male> had selected <Speech_Male> for the walk on <Speech_Male> fanfare at her <Speech_Male> first Conservative <Speech_Male> Party conference as <Speech_Music_Male> leader, moving <Speech_Male> on up by <Speech_Male> M people. <Speech_Male> A song <Speech_Male> popular in the 1990s <Speech_Male> with the <Speech_Male> kind of people who <Speech_Male> put framed posters <Speech_Male> of uplifting slogans <Speech_Male> in floral typefaces <Speech_Male> on their kitchen <Speech_Male> walls <Speech_Music_Male> now. <SpeakerChange> <Music> <Advertisement> <Music> <Advertisement> <Music> Moving <Music> on up <Music> <Music> thinking stop <Speech_Music_Male> me <SpeakerChange> we <Speech_Music_Male> learned that <Speech_Male> imagine our surprise, <Speech_Male> et cetera, that <Speech_Male> M people <Speech_Male> had declined to <Speech_Male> see this as <Speech_Music_Male> an honor. <Speech_Male> We learned <Speech_Male> that Mike Pickering <Speech_Male> co composer <Speech_Male> of the song had <Speech_Male> responded thus, <Speech_Male> as will <Speech_Male> now be read by monocle <Speech_Male> 24s <Speech_Male> cultural misappropriation <Speech_Male> disc <Speech_Male> chief Fernando <Speech_Male> Augusto pesche. <Speech_Male> So <Speech_Male> apparently we can't <Speech_Male> stop trust walking <Speech_Male> out to our song <Speech_Male> very weird. <Speech_Male> So <Speech_Male> sad he got used <Speech_Male> by this shower <Speech_Male> of a government. <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> By the way, <Speech_Male> trust, labor <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> used it with <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> permission in the <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> 90s. I don't <Speech_Male> want my song being <Speech_Male> a soundtrack to <Speech_Male> lies. <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Male> Even more amusingly, <Speech_Male> we <Speech_Male> also learned that the <Speech_Male> son of M <Speech_Male> people vocalist <Speech_Male> Heather small, <Speech_Male> James small <Speech_Male> Edwards, is <Speech_Male> now a Labor Party <Speech_Male> councillor <Speech_Male> for the city of <Speech_Male> Westminster. <Speech_Male> And though annoyingly <Speech_Male> for this <Speech_Male> particular conceit, <Speech_Male> his father, <Speech_Male> Sean Edwards played <Speech_Male> rugby rather than football, <Speech_Male> small <Speech_Male> Edwards is not <Speech_Male> the kind to miss <Speech_Male> an open goal, <Speech_Male> as we'll now <Speech_Male> be read by <Speech_Male> monocle 24s <Speech_Male> rhetorical tap ins, <Speech_Male> disc chief <Speech_Male> who by astonishing <Speech_Male> coincidence <Speech_Male> is also Fernando <Speech_Music_Male> Augusto pisco. <Speech_Male> Annab <Speech_Male> choice. <Speech_Male> This tired and out of <Speech_Male> touch tore government <Speech_Male> is indeed <Speech_Male> moving on out. <Speech_Male> A rimshot <Speech_Music_Male> also Fernando <Speech_Music_Male> Augusto pisco. <Speech_Male> Annab <Speech_Male> choice. <Speech_Male> This tired and out of <Speech_Male> touch tore government <Speech_Male> is indeed <Speech_Male> moving on out. <Speech_Male> A rimshot <Speech_Music_Male> and a symbol <Speech_Music_Male> crash if you <Speech_Music_Male> would. <Speech_Music_Male> And <Speech_Male> now the mallet. <Speech_Male> It is <Speech_Male> still a <SpeakerChange> dreadful <Speech_Music_Male> record. <Music> <Music> <Music> <Music> <Music> <Music> <Music> <Music> <Advertisement> <Music> <Music> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Male> The saxophone <Speech_Male> solo is <Speech_Male> the worst part of it. <Speech_Male> That is all for this <Speech_Male> edition of the briefing. <Speech_Male> It was produced by <Speech_Male> Rhys James our researcher <Speech_Male> was Emily sands and <Speech_Male> our studio manager with <Speech_Male> Steph Chong. <Speech_Male> The briefing is back <Speech_Male> on Monday at the <Speech_Male> same time, I'll be back <Speech_Male> with monocle daily at <Speech_Male> 1800 London. <Speech_Male> I'm Andrew <Speech_Male> Muller. <SpeakerChange> Thanks for listening. <Speech_Male>

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