Take That – Kidz: Police State at the Brit Awards 2011

Continuing with the trend established some years ago, police state imagery was definitely in full force during the Brit Awards 2011.


Police in riot gear bearing Take That‘s logo

Take That performed “Kidz” surrounded by police in riot gear who then unclothe themselves to become sexy men and women dancing around in underwear. As seen in the article The Transhumanist and Police State Agenda in Pop Music and Lady Gaga’s “Alejandro”: The Occult Meaning , there seems to be a constant effort to make sexy and trendy the concept of police oppression.

The lyrics of “Kidz” are also quite interesting:

Kings and Queens and Presidents
Ministers of Governments
Welcome to the future of your world

Through talking heads that took liberties
The monkeys learnt to build machines
They think they’ll get to heaven through the universe

They say nothing
Deny everything
And make counter accusations
My friends, my dear, my love, my God

There’ll be trouble when the kidz come out (come out)
There will be lots for them to talk about (about)
There’ll be trouble when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out, when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out

Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
What you looking at
Hey, hey, hey, hey
You want a bit of that
Hey, hey, hey, hey
There will be trouble when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out
Hey

Mirror, mirror on the wall
Who’s the fairest of them all?
The Good, the Bad, the Ugly or the Beautiful

Because it’s up hill and against the wind
With no-one there to let us in
Leave your thoughts and save yourself you fool

The daggers of science
Evolving into violence
We’re not sure where the fallout blows
But we all know ·

There’ll be trouble when the kidz come out (come out)
There will be lots for them to talk about (about)
There’ll be trouble when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out, when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out

Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
What you looking at
Hey, hey, hey, hey
You want a bit of that
Hey, hey, hey, hey
There will be trouble when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out
Hey

Out on the streets tonight
They’re making peace tonight
They’re making peace

La, la, la, la…

There’ll be trouble when the kidz come out
There will be lots for them to talk about
There’ll be trouble when the kidz come out
When the kidz come out, when the kidz come out

The group were due to perform the song live on the December 13, 2010 X Factor final. However the dance routine featured protesters fighting with police with riot shields, forcing Simon Cowell to make the band switch to “The Flood” instead as there had been some quite violent student protests going on at the time.

Police in riot gear also made another appearance during award show.

Plan B’s performance featuring police in riot gear beating on thugs

Whether or not there is a spirit of contestation in these songs is debatable, the fact remains that police oppression is increasingly visible in mainstream pop acts. Are the masses getting accustomed to this imagery?

By VC | February 16th, 2011

Source: The Vigilant Citizen

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