Guardian article, on the let-them-eat-cupcakes zeitgeist.
Weirdly, pretty much simultaneously with my piece there was another comment feature based on a discussion about the death of the protest song between Billy Bragg and this lad:
Couldn't really have hoped for better empirical illustration of my argument.
Some great morsels from (Bedales alumnus and former Holby City star) Flynn:
It's confusing to know where to put your energies now. I don't have a Twitter account, because I want to ... put my creative energy into writing songs.
My direction, what I'm drawn to, is overcoming cynicism, but in a more abstract form.
... there are a lot of musicians whose songs are all about feeling, and it's almost like that's the only safe place to express yourself.
Where people come from has no relevance.