Ritual and context: Somewhere over the rainbow

Ariana

Having just gawped at Nina Hagen’s subversion of Somewhere over the rainbow, the song will now be associated with Ariana Grande, in her overwhelming encore for the benefit concert after the Manchester bombing. Ritual is always about context; music is never absolute.

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