Petula Clark responds to ‘Downtown’ being used in Christmas bombing: ‘I love Nashville and its people’

Petula Clark responds to ‘Downtown’ being used in Christmas bombing: ‘I love Nashville and its people’

Petula Clark is responding after her 1964 기록 “도심” was used during theintentionalexplosion in 내슈빌, Tenn., on Christmas Day, which left a number of businesses destroyed and injured three people in its wake on Second Avenue.

In a statement to Fox News on Tuesday, 클락, 88, said she is inshock and disbeliefat the despair seen across the world on Dec. 25.

I feel the need to express my shock and disbelief at the Christmas Day explosion in our beloved Music City,” Clark wrote, 첨가, “I love Nashville and its people.

Why this violent actleaving behind it such devastation?” Clark pressed.

NASHVILLE RV PLAYED 60’S HIT SONG ‘DOWNTOWN’ BY PETULA CLARK BEFORE DETONATING: 경찰

The singer, who saw her song soar to the top of the Billboard charts in 1965, said that after she was told about “도심” being usedin the background of that strange announcementClark said she wondered, “Of all the thousands of songswhy this one?”

RV는 폭발하기 전에 경고 메시지와 음악을 재생했습니다. 6:30 오전. 내슈빌의 크리스마스.

RV는 폭발하기 전에 경고 메시지와 음악을 재생했습니다. 6:30 오전. 내슈빌의 크리스마스. (메트로 내슈빌 경찰)

그만큼 two-time Grammy winner maintained: “물론이야, the opening lyric is ‘When you’re alone and life is making you lonely you can always go Downtown.’ But millions of people all over the world have been uplifted by this joyful song. Perhaps you can read something else into these wordsdepending on your state of mind. It’s possible.

During a press conference on Sunday, officers said the recreational vehicle (RV) played a warning message to evacuate, a countdown, 과 blared Clark’s mid-60s hit song minutes before it detonated.

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The RV explosion occurred at 6:30 오전. local time as the city’s bomb squad was fast approaching and the force of the blast pushed one responding police officer back while causing temporary hearing loss in another.

In all, an estimated 41 businesses were damaged by the explosion and three people were hospitalized with injuries sustained in the blast.

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In her statement, which was also shared on Facebook, the British songstress added that shewould like to wrap [her] arms around Nashvillegive you all a hugand wish you Love, a Happy and Healthy New Year – 과, as we sometimes say in the U.K., steady the Buffs!”

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Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the attack.

폭스 뉴스’ Paul Conner and Danille Wallace contributed to this report.

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