Guitarist Eric Clapton has joined forces with Van Morrison for a new single, Stand And Deliver.The song, written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, is in aid of Morrison’s Save Live Music campaign. Van Morrison has announced the release of another anti-lockdown song. "The alternative is not worth thinking about. Legal Statement. The track, which was written by Morrison and is sung by Clapton, is available now as a digital download and via streaming services. NBA’s Christmas Lineup: Five Games of Big Names to Entice Traditional Viewers, A Great Rolling Duffle Bag Will Stuff Like A Duffle And Roll Like Luggage. Exile Records "Stand and Deliver," Eric Clapton's recently announced collaboration with Van Morrison as part of Morrison's anti-lockdown campaign protesting U.K. restrictions regarding live performances, has gotten its official release.. Proceeds from “Stand and Deliver” will go to the Morrison’s Lockdown Financial Hardship Fund, which helps musicians facing difficulties as a result of the coronavirus and resulting lockdown measures. Market data provided by Factset. Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have released their anti-lockdown collaboration, “Stand and Deliver.”. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Morrison has recently released three other songs protesting the U.K.’s lockdown, titled “Born to Be Free,” “As I Walked Out” and “No More Lockdown.”. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. “His words will give great comfort to the conspiracy theorists – the tin foil hat brigade who crusade against masks and vaccines and think this is all a huge global plot to remove freedoms.”. Classic-rock figureheads Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have announced a brand-new single, “Stand and Deliver”. Rock and blues guitarist Eric Clapton released an anti-lockdown song titled "Stand and Deliver" on Friday, which was penned by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison. Dom Perignon 2010 vs Krug Grande Cuvée 168th Edition: Which Champagne Would You Rather Pop on NYE? CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER. Van Morrison has teamed up with Eric Clapton on 'Stand and Deliver', the fourth song in his anti-lockdown series. Both musicians have expressed concern over the state of live music, even once the pandemic is over. ", Eric Clapton and Van Morrison worked on "Stand and Deliver," a song that is critical about coronavirus lockdowns. The 4-minute and 33-second track expresses criticism over shelter-in-place orders and other coronavirus restrictions such as face masks. Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have released their anti-lockdown collaboration, “Stand and Deliver.”. Legal Statement. “The alternative is not worth thinking about. Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have teamed up for a new anti-lockdown song, “Stand And Deliver.” Written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, “Stand and Deliver” will be available for download and streaming on Dec. 4. Follow her on Twitter at @CortneyMoore716. Van Morrison and Eric Clapton Team Up for Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Stand and Deliver’ Van Morrison Releases First Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’ "Do you wanna wear these chains / Until you’re lying in the grave? “We must stand up and be counted because we need to find a way out of this mess,” Clapton previously said in a statement. Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Two of the U.K.’s most famous musicians have taken a stand against coronavirus lockdowns. Morrison released three other anti-lockdown songs earlier this year, including "Born to Be Free," "As I Walked Out" and "No More Lockdown.". Van Morrison performs at Bill Wyman's 80th Birthday Gala as part of BluesFest London at Indigo at The O2 Arena on Oct. 28, 2016 in London, England. Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have released their new song collaboration, “Stand and Deliver.”. A message about the song posted on Morrison’s Twitter feed urges, “We must act now before it’s too late.” Prior to “Stand and Deliver,” Van released three anti-lockdown themed singles of his own — — “Born to Be Free,” “As I Walked Out” and “No More Lockdown.” All rights reserved. ", VAN MORRISON SLAMS ‘PSEUDO-SCIENCE’ OF SOCIALLY DISTANCED SHOWS AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, The song is a part of Morrison’s "Save Live Music" campaign and proceeds from the song will reportedly go to the songwriter’s musician-focused Lockdown Hardship Fund. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, Let's play music. “Do you wanna be a free man/ Or do you wanna be a slave?/ Do you wanna wear these chains/ Until you’re lying in the grave?” Clapton sings. Ireland has more than 78,770 positive coronavirus cases while England has more than 2 million positive cases, according to data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard. Eric Clapton has released a new single. / You better look out, people / Before it gets too late. The track, to protest the British government’s latest decision to lockdown the country, officially arrived on December 18. Last month, Morrison announced that he was teaming up with fellow boomer rock icon Eric Clapton for another one, “Stand And Deliver.” It’s here now, and it’s more of the same shit. Van … Written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, the four-and-a-half minute bluesy track expresses dissatisfaction with the government-ordered lockdowns spurred by rising cases of COVID-19. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for December 18, Why 'The Rock' is endorsing THIS candidate, Alex Trebek's widow posts inspiring message about kindness on first Christmas since 'Jeopardy!' "We must stand up and be counted because we need to find a way out of this mess," the 75-year-old guitarist previously said in a statement. Van: a new song to aid Morrison's Lockdown Financial Hardship Fund Van Morrison and Eric Clapton’s new single, Stand and Deliver, will be available for download on Friday. Cortney Moore is a Digital Associate Writer/Producer for Fox Business. Music Legends Eric Clapton, Van Morrison Team for Anti-Lockdown Single ‘Stand and Deliver’ These tone-deaf musical legends appear to be oblivious to the seriousness of this health crisis. / You know they’re gonna grind us down / Until it really hurts," he continues. Clapton sings. Music legends Van Morrison and Eric Clapton have announced a new single, “Stand and Deliver,” in support of Morrison’s Save Live Music campaign. Rock and blues guitarist Eric Clapton released an anti-lockdown song titled "Stand and Deliver" on Friday, which was penned by Northern Irish singer … ", CORONAVIRUS CASES IN NYC LINKED TO TULUM FESTIVAL THAT BECAME SUPERSPREADER EVENT: REPORT. “Stand and Deliver” is an original track written by the veteran rockers and comes as the latest in Morrison’s line of anti-lockdown songs. A collaboration with Eric Clapton, “Stand and Deliver” arrives on December 4th … Prior to "Stand and Deliver," Van released three anti-lockdown themed singles of his own -- -- "Born to Be Free," "As I Walked Out" and "No More Lockdown." This is not the first time Clapton has made his stance known regarding the global pandemic. Combined, the two countries have more than 69,300 deaths related to coronavirus complications. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. “Stand and Deliver” is an original song written by Morrison and sung by Clapton. “Stand and Deliver” is in support of Morrison’s Save Live Music campaign. The U.K. has recently imposed another lockdown due to rising coronavirus cases seen in the fall and winter months. Written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, the four-and-a-half-minute bluesy track expresses dissatisfaction with the government-ordered lockdowns spurred by rising cases of COVID-19. His words will give great comfort to the conspiracy theorists – the tin foil hat brigade who crusade against masks and vaccines and think this is all a huge global plot to remove freedoms.". All rights reserved. Morrison teamed up with Eric Clapton for the bluesy song “Stand and Deliver.” It’s the latest track written by Morrison for the “Save Live Music” campaign and while it was supposed to be released on December 4, its release was moved to December 18. Live music might never recover.”. ", "Magna Carta, Bill of Rights / The constitution, what’s it worth? Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. 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Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have released their anti-lockdown collaboration, “Stand and Deliver.”. The musicians, both 75, have released Stand and Deliver, written by … “Do you wanna be a … Van Morrison has crafted yet another anti-lockdown tune, this time teaming with Eric Clapton. "Is this a sovereign nation / Or just a police state? Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. (Photo by Listen To The Lion/Lobeline Communcations via Getty Images), He goes on to note he doesn’t want to be a pauper or a prince but instead, he wants to do his job as a musician. Or as Clapton puts it: "Playin’ the blues for my friends. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. Legendary rock musicians Eric Clapton and Van Morrison are under fire for teaming up on an anti-COVID lockdown song, titled “Stand and Deliver”. Health officials have publicly criticized Morrison’s stance for the safety of U.K. residents. Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. Morrison’s anti-lockdown tracks have been the subject of criticism, including from Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann. or redistributed. Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. The track will support Morrison’s ongoing Save Live Music campaign. A message about the song posted on Morrison's Twitter feed urges, "We must act now before it's too late." The song ends with Clapton singing, “Dick Turpin wore a mask too,” referring to the 18th century highwayman who wore a mask to conceal his identity while committing crimes. Clapton closes out his tune with "Dick Turpin wore a mask too," which is a reference to the infamous English highwayman who committed a slew of crimes in the 18th century while he wore a mask. "Stand and Deliver" is a new anti-lockdown song from Eric Clapton and Van Morrison critical of the U.K.'s COVID-19 restrictions -- it's out Dec. 4. Written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, “Stand and Deliver” will be available for download and streaming on Dec. 4. In an op-ed for the Rolling Stone, Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann wrote, "It’s actually a smear on all those involved in the public health response to a virus that has taken lives on a massive scale. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have released their anti-lockdown collaboration, 'Stand and Deliver.'. ERIC CLAPTON SLAMMED AFTER PAST RACIALLY INSENSITIVE REMARKS SURFACE AMID RELEASE OF ANTI-LOCKDOWN SONG, "Do you wanna be a free man/ Or do you wanna be a slave?" Restrictions had been eased in the summer when cases were declining. Eric Clapton and Van Morrison have teamed up for a new song which criticises lockdown and other pandemic measures. Other lyrics include: “Magna Carta, Bill of Rights/ The constitution, what’s it worth?/ You know they’re gonna grind us down, ah/ Until it really hurts/ Is this a sovereign nation/ Or just a police state?/ You better look out, people/ Before it gets too late.”. 1.98 million cases of Covid-19. Market data provided by Factset. 66,541 deaths in Great Britain. "Stand and Deliver," which dropped Friday, was written by … Written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, the four-and-a-half minute bluesy track expresses dissatisfaction with the government-ordered lockdowns spurred by rising cases of COVID-19. 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