“Usually I don’t notice politics,” Björk writes in The Times of London. “I live happily in the land of music-making.” But no more. She’s mad as hell at Iceland’s leaders for getting her and her happy-go-lucky nation of geothermally coddled poets, experimental musicians, hobbits and winged reindeer into their current financial fix, and she’s also right pissed at… the aluminum industry? Really? Huh. It seems we know nothing about Iceland. Go, learn.
Keep an eye out for tomorrow’s Independent, too, where Jónsi from Sigur Rós will weigh in on the IMF bailout in Hopelandic. Okay, not really.
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