Ian Prowse - The People Not The Crown EP
What was 'Oliver's Army'? Who are the 'Sandinista's'? What is 'Going Underground'? 13 year old Ian Prowse couldn't have had a better education than the one encoded in the music of his era.It was the greatest explosion of conviction music the UK had ever seen. Fast-forward to 2020, Britain and the world, more than ever, needs music to remind us that democracy doesn't start and stop at a vote.That debate, awareness and freedom of thought is needed to make sure our political leaders are held accountable.Music can remind us our assorted histories doesn't always have to define a future injustice. The People Not The Crown is a 4-track, 10" EP of protest.Taking two songs from his days leading Pele (cult 90s band) 'Raid The Palace' and 'The Sport Of Kings', one song from the acclaimed Here I Lie album 'All The Royal Houses' and a brand new track called 'You Don't Own Me' A song specially written and exclusively for Record Store Day. We have no idea what the future holds for any of us, but we do know – now is not the time to sit back and wait to see what happens.With the power of music we believe now is the time for change.