Tony Blair Stops Robert Plant From Writing

Robert Plant has revealed that he has stopped writing songs is due to former Prime Minister.

Tony Blair Stops Robert Plant From Writing
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Robert Plant has revealed that he has stopped writing songs is due to former Prime Minister, plus he has described playing in Led Zeppelin as a "pain in the pisser". In a brand new interview with Rolling Stone Magazine the former Zep frontman reveals that Tony Blair's religious awakening after he left Number 10 was a catalyst in him not writing songs any more. "The last time I lifted a pen was when Tony Blair became a Roman Catholic," Plant says. "We were supposedly going into the Gulf, determined to sort the world out in the name of tyranny. Then, once he had to leave the throne, he became a Roman Catholic and became a peace envoy in the Middle East. That's when I knew the world was completely upside down." In the interview Percy also revealed that he abandoned a second album with Alison Krauss. "The sound wasn't there," says Plant. "Alison is the best. She's one of my favourite people. We'll come back to it." And the inevitable question of any Led Zeppelin reunion raised a pretty funny reply. "It was an amazing evening," Plant says. "The preparations for it were fraught and intense, but the last rehearsal was really, really good, for all that it represented and all that we were trying to capture. But I've gone so far somewhere else that I almost can't relate to it...It's a bit of a pain in the pisser to be honest. Who cares? I know people care, but think about it from my angle - soon, I'm going to need help crossing the street." Thanks for the report to PlanetRock.com.

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    krypticguitar87
    jay3213 wrote: Thats dumb, Tony blairs a catholic... So what... he has millions of fans that want him to write music and hes concerned about tonys religion?
    he may have thousands of fans, but if he is uninspired and starts to shovel out garbage, those fans will be outraged. If he doesn't have anything else to write, then he shouldn't write...
    Eifler121
    DickHardwood wrote: Misleading articles gather attention to the news.Pretty much this is it.
    This isn't really misleading. Some people on this site need to consider whether or not an article is misleading before posting that it is misleading.
    InMyHead_x
    hudsonstradlin wrote: Who the hell is Percy?
    Percy was the nickname his bandmates gave him back in the day. Read Richard Cole's book.
    Krieger91
    I respect him immensely, but he seems to be turning into a grumpy whinging old man to be honestly..
    belavista man
    Hungry_Hameds wrote: Percy is his nickname
    I like how it got to the bottom of the big list of people moaning before that got cleared up.
    grizzrodehed
    i get really sick of hearing about robert plant bitching on U.G. a couple times a month. It's always something about how he is uninspired and doesn't like rock anymore, and how he doesn't care about his old band anymore. Yeah, ok, we get it already...so either start writing songs again or just shut the **** up so we don't have to hear this anymore
    Offworld92
    I don't understand... at all. This article must have been written by someone with the grammatical skills of a 2nd grader.
    Anjohl
    I suspect Plant is suffering from Depression, from what I hear in his interviews the last few years. His "Zeppelin" reunion was atrocious though, I don't blame him for not wanting to do it again.
    hmcguire
    In the interview Percy also revealed that he abandoned a second album with Alison Krauss.
    i think you mean plant?
    AaronianKenrod
    "Robert Plant has revealed that he has stopped writing songs is due to former Prime Minister, plus he has described playing in Led Zeppelin as a "pain in the pisser"." that is the worst writing of a sentence i have ever read
    Blume
    Someone gets this guy some anti-depressants, stat! I stopped writing songs onces G.W. Bush stopped using blow and drinking.
    santy
    I wasnt genuinely annoyed btw I was just exaggerating for my own amusement I apologise if i hurt anyones feeling lol
    santy
    I know they copied the whole article from another site. Thats pretty much my point guys.
    Pan-Tallica
    santy wrote: *rant*
    Do you realize the entire article was copied directly from another site? If you want to get pissy with the site, do it with regards to a lack of editing rather than poor writing. You should also realize this huge site is run by a small group of people who, for the most part, only speak English as a second or third language. In short, calm down. If you have a suggestion, take it to the proper place.
    Eifler121
    I think it's funny how he keeps on saying that he can't sing songs about being like a swinger or a backdoor man, but his new album wasn't a huge stretch frmo that kind of thing.
    Pagan_Poetry
    People in the comments sections have been joking about the many "blaming" articles put up lately. Why do they keep coming? Especially since the majority of them are over exaggerated. Tony Blair did nothing to stop Robert Plant. Plant stopped on his own accord, apparently because of Tony Blair. These misleading titles are bloody annoying. For anybody who wants to challenge me by saying "then don't read it", you are missing the point. I come here for news. I WANT to read things like this. But when I see "Kirk Hammett is a pedophile murdering fugitive running from the cops", then find out the article is about Kirk Hammett staring in a remake of "M", it's really irritating. I don't know about you guys, but I'll read the articles without these hyperbolic titles. They are NOT needed. What's next? Bono blames Nelson Mandela for delay of album, when the article is about how Bono visited Mandela for a charity event?
    gramke
    yeah this article doesnt really make a lot of sense to me. santy can chill the **** out though, he messed up two sentences its not the end of the world.
    jammyninja
    So he's not writing songs anymore because Tony Blair's turnaround (and as he implies, the world) is backward and hypocritical? Surely, write some songs to highlight that? It's what rock is kinda there for.
    santy
    Excuse me UG, did you all literally piss onto your laptops collectively and pray that a feasible bit of music journalism would come out onto the website? "Robert Plant has revealed that he has stopped writing songs is due to former Prime Minister" is pretty much as useless a sentence a retarded ape could think of. Take an english course, learn how to read and appropriate whats actually news and what isn't. "Tony Blair Stops Robert Plant From Writing"? What? Honestly what is that? Your tabs and review sections are the best on the web no doubt about it, but honestly either get your shit together in the news or just drop it altogether. Love, santy
    jay3213
    Thats dumb, Tony blairs a catholic... So what... he has millions of fans that want him to write music and hes concerned about tonys religion?
    GuitarSymphony
    Pagan_Poetry wrote: People in the comments sections have been joking about the many "blaming" articles put up lately. Why do they keep coming? Especially since the majority of them are over exaggerated. Tony Blair did nothing to stop Robert Plant. Plant stopped on his own accord, apparently because of Tony Blair. These misleading titles are bloody annoying. For anybody who wants to challenge me by saying "then don't read it", you are missing the point. I come here for news. I WANT to read things like this. But when I see "Kirk Hammett is a pedophile murdering fugitive running from the cops", then find out the article is about Kirk Hammett staring in a remake of "M", it's really irritating. I don't know about you guys, but I'll read the articles without these hyperbolic titles. They are NOT needed. What's next? Bono blames Nelson Mandela for delay of album, when the article is about how Bono visited Mandela for a charity event?
    This x100000