Why did bbc ban Disarm?

Why did bbc ban Disarm?

The BBC banned “Disarm” from Top of the Pops because of the lyric “cut that little child”, and it received little radio airplay in the United Kingdom.

Who wrote the song disarm?

Billy CorganDisarm / LyricistWilliam Patrick Corgan is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and professional wrestling promoter. He is best known as the lead singer, primary songwriter, guitarist, and only permanent member of the rock band the Smashing Pumpkins. He is currently the owner and promoter of the National Wrestling Alliance. Wikipedia

When was disarm released?

March 22, 1994
“Disarm” was the third single from The Smashing Pumpkins’ second album, Siamese Dream (1993), and became a top-twenty hit in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, despite being banned in the latter country due to the song’s lyrical content….Disarm.

Released March 22, 1994
Format Vinyl record (7″, 12″) and CD

Is the song disarm about abortion?

In spite of the limited radio time and the ban, the song charted fairly well and became one of the most played tracks by the band. ‘Disarm’ caused a lot of controversy because of its lyrics implying the idea of abortion. Why abortion is still a controversy, though, is something that eludes us.

What country banned the Beatles?

Israel banned the world-famous British band The Beatles from entering the country 1964 on the grounds that the musical group would have negative influence on the country’s youth. This came after Cliff Richard arrived in Israel the previous year, and was met with a chaotic crowd of crazed fans.

Is disarm by Smashing Pumpkins about abortion?

Corgan has described this song as being “about my childhood and how I turned into an a–hole.” This was the third single off Siamese Dream after “Cherub Rock” and “Today.” It was one of the most played songs on the radio in 1994. One interpretation for these lyrics is that they are about abortion.

What album is disarm on?

Siamese DreamDisarm / Album

What celebrities are not allowed in Australia?

Currently banned

Name Occupation Country of origin
Gavin McInnes Far-right activist and founder of the Proud Boys Canada
Chelsea Manning Whistleblower and activist United States
Bassem Tamimi Activist Palestine
Kent Heckenlively Anti-vaxxer United States