Can Music Save The World?

08/10/15Simon Broughton On The Power Of Music

In a brilliant TEDx talk Simon Broughton (writer, film maker and Editor-in-Chief of Songlines Magazine ) shares his take on music's transformative power, on how music reveals our humanity, brings people together and has the potential to break down prejudices. Take this encounter with a Dutch DJ performing at the West African Fes Festival for example: "I love Iranian music. Why? Because it makes me realize that Iranians are also human beings." Watch Broughton's pledge for more music-induced understanding and less fear:

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom