People hold signs as they gather in Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, Michigan to call for a ceasefire and voice their support for the Palestinian cause on October 28, 2023. (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)
Thousands of artists have come together to sign a letter from a collective that calls itself Musicians for Palestine demanding a cease-fire in Gaza. The signatories include Pulp, Bikini Kill, Kid Cudi, Kali Uchis, Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello, Lucy Dacus, Brian Eno, Sleater-Kinney, Arooj Aftab, Blonde Redhead, Kehlani, Denzel Curry, Fontaines D.C., Pink Siifu, Mica Levi, L’Rain, Laurel Halo, Deerhoof, Beth Ditto, the Knife’s Olof Dreijer, Mykki Blanco, the Blessed Madonna, Youth Lagoon, Fucked Up, Mogwai, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Kode9, Vijay Iyer, a Place to Bury Strangers, Nicolás Jaar, Helado Negro, Raffi, KeiyaA, Mandy, Indiana, and so many others.
“Today, we demand an immediate ceasefire and humanitarian aid in Gaza, and an end to the siege,” the letter reads. “The day after, our vision of a just and peaceful future for all must be our most urgent task. We urge everyone who shares that vision to join us.” Read the full letter, and see the full list of signatures.
The letter is the latest call for a cease-fire from the world of entertainment. Previously, an open letter was signed by Dua Lipa, Michael Stipe, Caroline Polachek, Run the Jewels, and multiple celebrities. Redveil called for a cease-fire at Tyler, the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival while the names of children killed in Gaza scrolled across the giant screen behind him.
Originally Appeared on Pitchfork