Rage is Xmas No. 1 in UK
December 20, 2009 12:59 PM   Subscribe

The Facebook campaign to beat the X-Factor single to the top of the UK singles chart has been successful. Rage Against the Machine's Killing in the Name [Spotify] made the number 1 spot in today's Christmas chart. The campaign included a controversial radio appearance. Previously on MeFi.
posted by bobbyelliott (9 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: third time the charm? -- mathowie



 
Again?
posted by Burhanistan at 1:00 PM on December 20, 2009


James Brown Xmas
posted by Burhanistan at 1:01 PM on December 20, 2009


Double, though the last FPP was before the fact.
posted by Artw at 1:01 PM on December 20, 2009


This is quite a big deal, in terms of UK culture, the internet, and the pop music industry.
posted by memebake at 1:02 PM on December 20, 2009


Triple
posted by Burhanistan at 1:03 PM on December 20, 2009




keep ragin aginst teh machine,lol
posted by boo_radley at 1:06 PM on December 20, 2009


This is quite a big deal, in terms of UK culture, the internet, and the pop music industry.

Eh, it's just disaffected people giving the middle finger to candy store pop producers and marketers. It's just one noise canceling out another, and isn't really all that laudable in any respect except for the money raised for charity.
posted by Burhanistan at 1:07 PM on December 20, 2009


Disaffected people giving the middle finger to candy store pop producers and marketers is great news, as far as I'm concerned.
posted by memebake at 1:09 PM on December 20, 2009 [1 favorite]


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