Monday, 20 February 2012

The Whole World Knows Your Name, But Who The Hell Are You?

     Debates about the privacy of celebrities have been going on forever – just because they choose a certain career, does that mean they should be followed and photographed at every opportunity? Yes, they are real people, and no one wants everything in the open, but in this day and age, certain careers lead to fame – and this limits privacy. But that’s not what this post is about. It’s about how celebrities choose to portray themselves – in particular musicians. Acting, by definition, involves pretending to be someone else. TV presenters read lines given to them. Athletes carry out physical actions. Musicians make music – but what is the music about?

Lana Del Rey (Source)

You Me At Six (Source)

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