Music OMH Interview Peggy Seeger


The brilliant Peggy Seeger caught up with Music OMH to talk about her new album First Farewell, the hell of mornings, classical influences and her ‘drop in the bucket’ theory - check out the full interview here

"Seeger has spent an entire career with an unflinching faith in the power of song to affect change in society. Does it get more difficult to sustain that over time? How has this been incorporated within the musings on the passing of time within First Farewell? “What I’ve tried to do on this album is to correlate one idea with another – a small idea with a big one,” she explains. “For instance, in the song Lubrication, people will start listening to that with great interest, and then it turns out to be a song about something huge in the world – tectonic plates. In How I Long For Peace, I correlate war and the destruction of the Earth’s systems.” The latter song offers a clear elucidation of Seeger’s world view. While some might seek to accuse it of naivety, Seeger is clear that we can no longer afford to continue on the same path. In Seeger’s view, we need to connect the loss of the Amazon and the damage caused by plastics with “the fact that human beings are a warlike species” and that “the world is being run on a male dynamic”.”... Read More

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Music OMH Interview Peggy Seeger


The brilliant Peggy Seeger caught up with Music OMH to talk about her new album First Farewell, the hell of mornings, classical influences and her ‘drop in the bucket’ theory - check out the full interview here

"Seeger has spent an entire career with an unflinching faith in the power of song to affect change in society. Does it get more difficult to sustain that over time? How has this been incorporated within the musings on the passing of time within First Farewell? “What I’ve tried to do on this album is to correlate one idea with another – a small idea with a big one,” she explains. “For instance, in the song Lubrication, people will start listening to that with great interest, and then it turns out to be a song about something huge in the world – tectonic plates. In How I Long For Peace, I correlate war and the destruction of the Earth’s systems.” The latter song offers a clear elucidation of Seeger’s world view. While some might seek to accuse it of naivety, Seeger is clear that we can no longer afford to continue on the same path. In Seeger’s view, we need to connect the loss of the Amazon and the damage caused by plastics with “the fact that human beings are a warlike species” and that “the world is being run on a male dynamic”.”... Read More

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