It was a cynical ploy on the part of the Government. With falling popularity of its policies and opposition rising, especially among the young, the Security Services put Operation Backing Track into action. Black budgets were drained, and preparations made.
Concerts with a select few “popular” acts were then staged at grossly discounted rates at venues in and around university campuses. The trained operatives in the sound and projection booths then manipulated subliminal images on the back screen and introduced mind altering sonics beneath the music. The end result was the production of a new generation of ultra-nationalistic extremist clones.