Jesus Jones – Right Here, Right Now

In the 2001 provincial election in British Columbia, Canada, the BC Liberal Party shellacked the incumbent New Democratic Party, winning 77 of 79 seats. The victorious BC Liberals also used this 1990 song during its campaign, though the lyrics were reworked.

It was a game changing election in British Columbia, and used a song that has been said to be about the the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Jesus Jones, a British group, must be well liked by Canadian politicians. Their best known song was also used by another Canadian politician, Joe Clark, when he was running to be leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, in 1998. And again, in 1998, when Gerard Kennedy unsuccessfully ran for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada.

See also (for Berlin Wall): Elton John – Nikita


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