Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Eric Clapton to perform in North Korea?

Legendary rock guitarist Eric Clapton has been invited to perform in Pyongyang, capital of the most isolated state in the world, it has been reported.

According to The Financial Times, Clapton, the man behind hits such as Layla and Cocaine, has "in principle" agreed to perform in North Korea at some time in 2009.

Such a performance would be unusual since, despite classical music being common and popular in the country, rock and pop are forbidden due to their western influences. More...

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