Nothing compares, because that would be the name of the document Sinead O’Connor Prepared by Showtime Television. The premiere will be held on September 30th. Before that, the film was shown at the festival sundance.
become a manager Catherine Ferguson. In the documentary, we will watch unknown concert recordings and video materials from 1987 to 1993.
In the middle of the month, the production trailer was presented, in which we can see, among other things, an appeal from the biggest scandal of the artist’s career, her performance in “Saturday Night Live” in 1992. In the trailer, we also hear the words that the Irish woman “She never wanted to be a pop star.”
“I came across an article about a family that wanted to sue the church for child sex crimes and silence the topic. Everything I thought was a lie,” we hear in the trailer.
She said, “The artist’s work is often about starting difficult conversations. This is art…They tried to bury me. They didn’t realize I was a seed.”
On October 3, 1992, Sinead O’Connor appeared on the cult show “Saturday Night Live” for the second time in her career.
The artist stood on the stage of the program and performed the song “Success made our house a failure” (from the album “Aren’t you your girl?”) and unexpectedly the song “Al War”. Bob MarleyThen they shouted “Fight your true enemy” tore the Pope’s picture John Paul II. Her protest was related to the child sexual exploitation scandal in the Catholic Church in Ireland and the Vatican’s inaction.
Both the show’s production and viewers themselves were shocked by what they saw. Years later, the producers of “SNL” admitted that the audience responded with complete silence – no one applauded, or a zero or a hum.
The performance was widely promoted in the United States and around the world. In the fight against O’Connor, it was conservative circles who called for a boycott of the artist. The singer was booed at concerts, her records were publicly destroyed, and Joe Pesci On SNL a week later he bragged that he wanted to hit the singer.
Snead herself admitted in subsequent interviews that she did not regret what she had done.
She talked about the details of the 1992 event in her book “Memories” from the year 2021.
“My goal has always been to destroy the images of my mother. They were lies, liars and transgressions. The people who held these things were demons like my mother. I never knew when I would destroy them, but I was sure I would. When the time was right. With that in mind. , I carried them carefully wherever I was. Because nobody cares about Irish children,” we read.
“I smuggled the photo to NBC and hid it in the locker room. During training, I took a picture of a Brazilian kid who was killed by police officers. I asked the photographer to take a close-up while I was holding the photo. I didn’t tell him what I was planning.” Everyone was happy. A dead child from a distant country is no one’s problem, “- she explained.
“A lot of people say the image of the Pope spoiled my career. I don’t feel like it. I feel like a hit at the top of the charts ruined it, and a tearing of the image put it right back,” she explained.
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