Music: R.E.M.vs Donald Trump: The Judicial Battle Of 2020

Music The president used songs in his election campaign

The R.E.M. She is willing to go to court so that Donald Trump, president of the United States, stops using his music. The group is not happy with the use of their songs by the president.

It is not the first time that the group led by Michael Stipe is opposed to the politician using his songs in his acts: already in 2015 they protested because the song 'It's the end of the world as we know it' sounded during his election campaign .


"Do not use our music or my voice for your stupid and phony campaign," said the band's vocalist at that time. "Farsante" is the word they usually use to refer to the tycoon.

Now, Mike Mills, bassist of REM, has explained that they are exploring the legal avenues to prevent the politician from using his music: "We are aware that President * Donald Trump continues to use our music in his acts. We are exploring all the ways legal to avoid it, but if not possible please know that we do not tolerate the use of our music by this fake and scammer. "



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