In the never ending push/pull of society it almost always seems like someone has something to take a stand on.
On rare, perhaps even ultra-rare, occasion these stands change the tide so much it is seen years later as the catalyst of change. But if there weren’t people willing to take those stands, we’d have little to nothing; and the results when they do may surprise you.
There is a fine line walked when playing a social commentary, fall off that line and if could be seen as something that comes across pushy. Minneapolis based War Poets is a band that takes those chances. They not only convey purpose without being pushy, they strike a beautiful song to a beautiful video.
Is this a catalyst for change? We can’t say. Only time will tell. But do you see anyone else taking the stand? You be the judge. Here is War Poets’ “Close Enough”