How brave are you in the land of freedom?
With 30 million albums sold, the Dixie Chicks were the most successful women's band of all time. As lead singer Nathalie Maines at a concert in London in 2003, making the casual remark "We are ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas", she has no idea what she was going to do with it. From one day to the next, the singing Darlings are exposed to political hate attacks, death threats and boycotts from radio stations, and their CDs end up in garbage cans. The well-organized campaigns of disappointed fans and right-wing groups are successful: record sales collapse and the Dixie Chicks become America's number one hate object. You are forced to reinvent yourself...…more