We're going to Ibiza! How the Vengaboys became the sound of political protest in AustriaMired in a political scandal that forced the resignation of the deputy vice-chancellor and the collapse of their government, the Austrian people have found their voice through that protest song standard: We’re Going to Ibiza!. After German comedian and TV host Jan Böhmermann shared the music video with his 2.1 million Twitter followers on Friday, We’re Going to Ibiza! After takeoff, we’ll pump up the sound system, because We’re Going to Ibiza!”Vengaboys (@vengaboys) Wow, Going to Ibiza is #1 in Austria #ibizavideoHey @janboehm Did you make this happen? Evan O'Connell (@evanoconnell) I love that “We’re Going to Ibiza” by the @vengaboys has become an anti-far right protest song in Austria pic.twitter.com/uT2jGDfaCsNow Austria is bracing itself for elections in September – and it seems the Vengaboys might be the unlikely agents of Austria’s song of the summer.
Source: The Guardian May 22, 2019 17:18 UTC