Dear Peter Mandelson... Dan Bull Sings His Opposition To Kicking People Off The Internet

from the go-dan-bull dept

Musician Dan Bull seems to be carving out a nice space for himself responding to UK efforts to make copyright law more ridiculous than it already is, by voicing his opposition in song. A few months back, we wrote about his awesome open letter to Lily Allen (full disclosure: I get a brief mention) and now he's informed us that he's back again with an open letter (in song) to Peter Mandelson, called Dear Mandy:
I wonder if someone rich and famous has to buy Mandelson dinner before he'll actually listen to it.


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    Mark Harris (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 4:00pm

    Brilliant!

     

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    Dementia (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 4:47pm

    Got to give him credit, it's an awesome protest song.

     

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    Dementia (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 4:51pm

    The only problem is, unless I'm misunderstanding something, Dan Bull is Australian. Why would Mandy(as I shall call him from now on) care what an Aussie has to say?

     

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    Dementia (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 4:52pm

    Obviously I misunderstood, must have just released an album in Australia.

     

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    PRMan, Nov 30th, 2009 @ 5:11pm

    Who holds the copyright on this song?

    Who holds the copyright on this song?

    J/K

     

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    Simon, Nov 30th, 2009 @ 5:22pm

    Full of win.

     

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    Inflatable Nerd, Nov 30th, 2009 @ 5:32pm

    I'm fawning

    You're picking on the little man, the Lilliputian; now there's a pain in my gulliver and it's confusing.
    That was genius. Is the music original?

     

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    GeneralEmergency (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 5:40pm

    Whilst standing at attention...

    Sincere applause.

    Well done Mr. Bull.

     

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    Simon, Nov 30th, 2009 @ 5:55pm

    I just sent him £10 as a small appreciation of his efforts. You can also download his album : http://www.freshnut.co.uk/index.php?p=shop

     

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    Nina Paley (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 6:14pm

    Love

    I love this. Just checked the Lily Allen song too. Thanks for these!

     

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    ChurchHatesTucker (profile), Nov 30th, 2009 @ 6:46pm

    Re: Who holds the copyright on this song?

    "Who holds the copyright on this song?"

    You mean the music? I'm not sure, but it's based on a couple Lily Allen songs.

     

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    Dom S, Dec 1st, 2009 @ 1:43am

    I got sent this video on FB recently. this guy is a lyrical genius.

    would be good to be a fly-on-the-wall in mandy's house if or when he watches this for the first time.

     

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    Beady, Dec 1st, 2009 @ 6:11am

    Re:

    Dan isn't Australian. There is a different artist called Dan Bull from Australia, who has released an album there. But this Dan is from Bromsgrove in the West Midlands.

     

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    wvhillbilly, Mar 1st, 2010 @ 8:23pm

    Mandy

    Give 'im an earful, Dan!

     

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