Lunatics Seem to Have Taken Over the ‘Asylum’!

McCabe, Steven (2022) Lunatics Seem to Have Taken Over the ‘Asylum’! Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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In 1981 the Fun Boy Three single ‘The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum’ was a hit.

Written by Terry Hall who’d previously be lead singer for the Coventry band The Specials, he wished to make clear his concerns about UK and US leaders Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan and their advocacy of neoliberalism.

What Hall makes of recent British political leaders can only be guessed at but safe to say he won’t be impressed.

Item Type: Other
11 September 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Gemma Tonks
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2022 14:02
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2022 14:02

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