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The Proclaimers want more ‘political’ songs in the charts | Entertainment
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The Proclaimers want more ‘political’ songs in the charts | Entertainment

The Proclaimers want more "political" songs in the charts.The Scottish rock duo - which consists of 60-year-old twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid - enjoyed their heyday in the 1980s along with fellow acts such as Communards and The Housemartins, with Charlie arguing that times are "just as turbulent" these days as they were back then.He said: "Newspapers are dying on their feet, but it's going online and people are still reading, so the press does have a great deal of power. I don't know if it's worse in Britain than in other countries but I think they have shaped the political agenda here and continue to do so. Frankly, I'm amazed because the turbulence...