Edward Sharpe and the zero-tolerance for animal cruelty

by

comment

blackfishjpg

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros announced a collaboration with PETA to contribute to the backlash against SeaWorld after seeing the controversial documentary Blackfish. The band is donating their new song "If I Were Free" off their self-titled, third album released in July, which has the appropriate lyrics, "Minding our reflections at the bottom of the sea/What did you see?" PETA plans to release a video using this song later this year, a video they hope will share in the viral success of other SeaWorld-related videos like this in raising awareness about SeaWorld's treatment of captive whales. Until then, you can catch Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros this Tuesday at Hard Rock Live.


We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.