Thursday, February 22, 2018

World needs to hear Heather’s ‘Enough is Enough’ calypso*


“Enough is enough”, the hook line in the calypso “The Survey” sung by Heather McIntosh and written by her father Lewellyn, aka Short Pants, has far to go.

It is a calypso that is much bigger than Trinidad and Tobago. It will get legs of its own and move on to international celebrity status.

It is a message so poignant, artfully put and richly lyricised that it shows up, in very sharp relief, the present deficiency that the current offerings reflect.

 

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