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Barely perceptible from the stage or the upside of the bridge, and yet not unsung. The horror of her existence as life-long sacrifice really does magnify and mirror that of the rest of us, a slave to the imperatives of post-imperial capital if ever there was one. How would she feel, one wonders, if subjected to a collective humbling? Grace Jones is a subject of Queen Elizabeth the second order. The second time Elizabeth. That film explicitly pinned the present as a postmodern non-reproduction of the Money Worries - MC OJ & Rhythm Slave - Money Worries / Sway Like This (Vinyl) Elizabethan age.
Rather than subverting the royals in some way, Jones' work song gave props to the economy in which they functioned as figureheads and lures for foreign direct investment. Their sacrifices to the US-centred client relationship of the post-imperial UK, and ours. The Money Worries - MC OJ & Rhythm Slave - Money Worries / Sway Like This (Vinyl) out of productive industry and the rise of the UK as appendage to the offshore financial services centre of the City of London.
The result of this process of restructuring is a society in which all are flexibilised, individuated but socially networked counterparts of Kracaeur's Tiller Girls, throwing value-form imprinted shapes of dubious economic effectiveness.
Its glamour was as precarious as its labour pool. Secretly it dreamed of a solution to all these contradictions. This is a rhythm of lifelong labour from which there is no escape, even for OAPs like Grace. This is not the ecstasy of extorted industry, productivity, 'growth' etc but a dank and tedious second order toil for no obvious reward. Swaying like a sadly rehumanised replicant, her Grace had deteriorated upward into the Queen of a post-fordist, mid-austerity, slave population.
The potential scandal of the song, so patent in the circumstances, ran a ring around its immediate producers and started going on behind their backs, or floated off into the fug, becoming suspended somewhere well above the deadheads of the array of VIP deadbeats. If you had ears, it sounded more like absolute reconciliation, accommodation to the grim present and the royal road leading down to it. A black figurehead for a currency and country now permanently in the red.
What life did remain in the song came from this flicker of well-contained subversion. At the same time this was transparently a bid for ersatz communion, the all-excluding inclusiveness of money. Slavery — not such a bad thing; welfare — a very bad thing: cutting welfare — officially the most popular thing the ConDems have done… . Her performance seemed to pledge the fealty of the commonwealth to British capital, as if securing, standing for, the loyalty Money Worries - MC OJ & Rhythm Slave - Money Worries / Sway Like This (Vinyl) the indigenous black population, not to mention the retro-funk-disco-loving Money Worries - MC OJ & Rhythm Slave - Money Worries / Sway Like This (Vinyl) hipsters of new Albion.
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