Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie has hit out at President Donald Trump for utilizing his band tune ‘High Hopes’ throughout his marketing campaign rally.
The ‘Me!’ hitmaker took to Twitter to inform Trump to ”cease enjoying my tune” and to name on his fellow Americans to hitch him in ”voting this monster out” within the November presidential election.
He fumed: ”Dear Trump Campaign, f**okay you. You’re not invited. Stop enjoying my tune. No thanks, Brendon Urie, Panic! At The Disco & firm.
”Dear Everyone Else, Donald Trump represents nothing we stand for. The highest hope we now have is voting this monster out in November. Please do your half: headcount.org.”
Brendon’s fury at Trump comes scorching off the heels of Tom Petty’s household sending a stop and desist letter to the president after he performed ‘I Won’t Back Down’ at a marketing campaign rally.
The late singer’s widow Dana, ex-wife Jane, and youngsters Adria and Annakim issued a press release slamming the US chief for utilizing the observe to ”additional a marketing campaign that leaves too many Americans and customary sense behind” after it was used at a gathering in Tulsa, Oklahoma, over the weekend, and burdened that they did not help the president, and the music legend did not both.
They stated in a press release: ”Tom Petty’s tune ‘I Won’t Back Down’ was used at Donald Trump’s marketing campaign rally in Tulsa, OK.
”Trump was by no means authorised to make use of this tune to additional a marketing campaign that leaves too many Americans and customary sense behind.
”Both the late Tom Petty and his household firmly stand in opposition to racism and discrimination of any variety.
”Tom Petty would by no means desire a tune of his used for a marketing campaign of hate. He appreciated to deliver individuals collectively. Tom wrote this tune for the underdog, for the widespread man and for EVERYONE.”
The household once more burdened they hadn’t been ”complicit” within the tune being performed and revealed they’d despatched a authorized discover to the president’s marketing campaign organisers ordering him to not use the music once more in future.
The assertion continued: ”We need to make it clear that we consider everyone seems to be free to vote as they like, assume as they like, however the Petty household does not stand for this.
”We consider in America and we consider in democracy. But Donald Trump will not be representing the noble beliefs of both.
”We would hate for followers which can be marginalised by this administration to assume we have been complicit on this utilization.
”Concurrently, we now have issued an official stop and desist discover to the Trump marketing campaign. Adria, Annakim, Dana and Jane Petty.”
Tom died from an unintentional overdose in October 2017, aged 66.