In case you weren’t aware, Haruki Murakami has had his own radio show in Japan for awhile, in which he regularly takes listeners on a tour of his extensive record collection. This Friday (11pm Tokyo time), he’s going to devote his hour-long show to pro-peace/anti-war songs. As Murakami tells The Japan News:
In Ukraine, a war no one wants has begun. Can music stop war? Probably not.But I believe music can certainly stir up listeners into thinking they’ve got to stop the war.
Murakami will also be providing listeners with Japanese translations of iconic English-language protest songs.