A Montreal publisher, Michel Brule, is complaining that not enough French music is being played at the Bell Centre during Habs games.
He said the Canadiens have no respect for francophones because of the lack of French music.
Here’s my thoughts on this:
I could care less if the music was more French or not. It’s about the game, not the music, and most of the English stuff they play at rinks I’ve heard about 80,000 times.
These people who complain about songs are, plain and simple, really overreacting. It’s a hockey game, and the music is only very brief clips when there’s a time out or an icing call or whatever. It’s not something to get worked up about.
These folk probably need a vacation, or maybe it’s just that they really like to see their names in print.
I’d like to say to all French people in Quebec, I like and respect you. I wish I spoke French better than I do.
And the French women are spectacular to look at.
Maybe the Bell Centre will give in and play your music. I hope it’ll make you feel better. But more importantly, much more importantly, is that the Habs win, not if Robert Charlebois isn’t being played but Gary Glitter is.
Don’t forget – anything’s better than the ole song.
And Jason Castro’s been kicked off American Idol so we probably won’t have to worry about hearing him either.