At least thats the opinion of Ian Watkins, the singer and lyricist for the white-hot British rock group Lostprophets, which just released its latest record, Liberation Transmission.
Watkins says todays politicians are so obviously inept that he felt it unnecessary to write overtly anti- government messages.
In Watkins words, A 10 year-old can listen to a speech by Tony Blair or George W. Bush and tell you its bulls■■■, so its so obvious, why make another album whining about it?
Watkins argues that since so many bands have already railed against the machine ad nauseam, he prefers his bands message to be more personal than political.
The Welsh singer says so many bands these days would rather talk about whats wrong than offer any sort of solution, and he wonders what new can you really do about it on a record?
Watkins adds: Cmon, Green Days American Idiot just hit the nail on the head. Whats there really to say after that one?
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