"Brian Eno has spoken about Coldplay
and The 1975
‘s efforts to tackle
climate change, while calling for “a revolution” in the wider music industry’s
The renowned musician/producer appeared as a guest on the second season of Fay
Milton’s Sounds Like A Plan
podcast, which focuses on how the music community
is confronting the climate crisis. It’s hosted by the Savages drummer and
activist alongside journalist Greg Cochrane.
Eno spoke of this year launching Earth Percent, “a charity providing a simple
way for the music industry to support the most impactful organisations
addressing the climate emergency”.
“We’ve got quite a few people on board already,” Eno explained, “either
actually on board or with a commitment to join us. We’re not talking only to
artists; we’re talking to agents, promoters, managers, record companies,
publishing companies, legal and so on.”
He continued: “We’re saying to all of them, ‘We’re all part of this business
together, and you’re as an important part of it as anyone else. Why don’t you
“We’re trying to make it the cause of the music business, really, to say,
‘Let’s have a revolution’,” Eno said, adding that he hopes the model would then
spread to other industries."
Via Robert Sanscartier.
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