Friday, April 12, 2024

Classic holding back 50 song

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REIGNING PIC-O-DE-CROP MONARCH Classic will be singing a song for Barbados’ golden jubilee.

Slated to be released in November, he told the DAILY NATION that he opted not to do a patriotic song during the Crop Over Festival but will do so closer to the 50th anniversary of Independence.

“Most of my songs are a challenge. I find that I tend to challenge myself in writing to go with a story, a theme that shows you’re thinking and out of the box. I don’t like predictable, straightforward calypso – that’s one of the reason I decided I’m not going to do a nationalistic song now,” Classic said.

“I’m going to do one in spouge and I’m doing it for November. They’re so many people singing nationalistic songs and unless you really find a different angle your song is just going to be another one of those. So, I don’t want to be doing just what everybody else is doing. I’ll let the guys do what they’re doing.” (GBM)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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