Van Morrison Urges Music Industry To Fight Against ‘Pseudo-Science’ Or Social Distancing

Van Morrison has urged the music industry to fight against what he called the “pseudo-science” of social distancing.

Morrison made his stand clear in a statement posted on his website, calling on his fellow singers, musicians, writers, producers, promoters and others in the industry to fight with him on this cause.

“As you know, we are doing socially distanced gigs at Newcastle Upon Tyne’s Gosforth Park, Electric Ballroom and The London Palladium.
This is not a sign of compliance or acceptance of the current state of affairs, this is to get my band up and running and out of the doldrums. This is also not the answer going forward,” the veteran singer-songwriter wrote.

“We need to be playing to full capacity audiences going forward” to challenge social distancing rules, according to him.

However, Morrison’s call irritated many of his fans on Facebook.

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