Friendly Fires call out Boris Johnson for using their song during conference

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The indie band took to social media to known as the Half a “bunch of corrupt w***ers” after the PM used their songs

Pleasant Fires name out Boris Johnson for utilizing their track throughout convention

The band Pleasant Fires have known as out Prime Minister Boris Johnson for utilizing their track whereas strolling out after holding his keynote speech.

Whereas strolling to the stage on the Conservative Get together convention, their observe Blue Cassette will be heard enjoying.

Taking to Twitter, Pleasant Fires slammed the PM for utilizing their track with out their permission.

They mentioned: “We don’t endorse the Conservative social gathering’s use of our observe ‘Blue Cassette’. Our permission was not sought, and now we have requested our administration to ensure it is not used once more.

“If we would have meant them to make use of it, we would have named the observe ‘Blue Bunch Of Corrupt Wankers’.”

They then shared a screenshot of a information report of Jacob Rees-Mogg calling meals banks ‘relatively uplifting’.

Pleasant Fires slammed the PM


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“If Boris wanted one thing uplifting to stroll on to, maybe he ought to have used the sound of a busy meals financial institution,” the account added.

Along with Blue Cassette, Electrical Mild Orchestra track Mr Blue Sky was additionally performed previous to Mr Johnson’s convention speech.

Musicians have beforehand been calling out politicians for utilizing their songs at rallies with out their permission.

Final 12 months, The Rolling Stones mentioned they might sue Donald Trump if he continued to make use of their songs.

After 4 years of attempting to cease him from utilizing their observe, You Can’t All the time Get What You Need, the band began trying to the courts to implement a ban.

Stones legends Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, who co-wrote the track, had been mentioned to be livid their music was getting used for the President’s political ends.

They known as the social gathering ‘corrupt’



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Trump, who had an enormous row with the group 31 years in the past, performed the 1969 basic on the finish of rallies.

He additionally used Stones hit Begin Me Up earlier than he arrived on stage. The band despatched him a stop and desist letter in 2016, nevertheless it was ignored.

Boris walked out to the band’s track


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The previous president can be at the moment being sued by Eddy Grant for utilizing his hit “Electrical Avenue” in a video mocking Joe Biden.

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