Music as religion

Ian Brown from the Stone Roses gets the shamanic functions that music, especially concerts, perform for the modern masses. He says:

No, I don’t have a Messiah complex but I think music is the nearest thing to achieving Christian ends. It unifies people and sustains them. It uplifts them and makes them closer to love. You get a great gig at Wembley or somewhere and that is modern Christianity in action.

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