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"...the 52in cable is braided and daubed with the colours of the Jamaican flag, yellow, green and red." No these are not the colours of the Jamaican flag, the colours of the Jamaican flag are: Black, Green and Yellow. The colours on the cable has more to do with Bob's Rastafarian faith.
"Common to all the House of Marley headphones, the 52in cable is braided and daubed with the colours of the Jamaican flag, yellow, green and red - because Bob Marley was Jamaican, 'natch. This is the only part of the Zion Mist that is aggressively Marley-themed - this model is classier than most of the range, although the whole Freedom line-up is rather more mature-looking than the deliberately outlandish Jammin models. "
Where to start with this piece. Firstly as BMaz has pointed out the colours of the Jamaican National flag are black, green and GOLD (not yellow BMaz), there is certainly no red! Black, green, gold and red are the colours of the flag of the Rastafari and have particular relevance to the faith. That said there is nothing "aggressive" about the theme, it symbolises the faith of a man who said his message was truth, peace and love and music and livity. 'Natch?!! I don't think so. There's not a being alive who doesn't know Bob Marley was Jamaican and to get something so wrong but then not check the facts of the piece and then compound it all by the use of such an offhand term, signifies lazy journalism and consequently makes one wonder what credence can be given to the site anymore. Oh and "Jammin" should have an (') to denote the missing "g".
My bad on the colours, but it doesn't really affect whether this is a good product or not. The Jammin's ' was left off as it's how they are being identified in the UK where they're sold. That's HMV's issue though, so I've added it in.
The aggressiveness referred to was the manner in which the theme is applied, not the theme itself - just because these products come from the House of Marley doesn't necessarily mean they're automatically imbued with a Rastafari spirit.
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