Win Butler, Katy Perry, Thom Yorke, Courtney Love, Neon Indian and others react to Trump’s election.
Musicians have responded to Donald Trump’s shock victory in the US presidential election. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th US president in January, after victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Artists like Thom Yorke, Mick Jagger, Courtney Love, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste, Disclosure, Artic Monkey’s Matt Helders, Katy Perry, ANOHNI, Janelle Monáe and others have had their say on social media. See below.
Do not sit still. Do not weep. MOVE. We are not a nation that will let HATE lead us.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 9, 2016
Love and peace to the hopeless today.
— win butler (@DJWindows98) November 9, 2016
Just was watching the news… maybe they'll ask me to sing 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at the inauguration, ha!
— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) November 9, 2016
As someone who arrived illegally to the U.S. & earned citizenship over the course of a decade, this feels like the end of an American Dream.
— Neon Indian (@NeonIndian) November 9, 2016
— Disclosure (@disclosure) November 9, 2016
The press knew they were creating this monster. Only late in the game when shit got real were they trying to discredit him.Send in the memes
— FLYLO (@flyinglotus) November 9, 2016
Ashamed of you right now. Ashamed.
— Janelle Monáe, Cindi (@JanelleMonae) November 9, 2016
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) November 9, 2016
— Courtney Love Cobain (@Courtney) November 9, 2016
…fucking hell 😧
— Rou Reynolds (@RouReynolds) November 9, 2016
Is Mars ready?
— Matt Helders (@matthelders) November 9, 2016
Given the racism & misogyny in Trumps win, hard 2 C how Dems could have won with old Jewish guy or female academic https://t.co/Shzdm0VYGN
— Billy Bragg (@billybragg) November 9, 2016
avoidall eye contactdo not reactshoot the messengersthis is a low flying panic attacksingthesong of sixpencethatgoes https://t.co/xm8Z5l8qQm
— Thom Yorke (@thomyorke) November 9, 2016
so all you people out there saying racism, sexism, bigotry doesn't exist. It does. It always has. It had a lid on it. Now it doesn't. ✌🏾️
— D∆WN (@DawnRichard) November 9, 2016
— St. Vincent (@st_vincent) November 9, 2016
The next four years are gonna just be a never ending loop of duck dynasty
— 💀 (@diplo) November 9, 2016
The media turned him into a Kardashian and this was the outcome good work
— AFTER HOURS (@JubileeDJ) November 9, 2016
For it's the end of history
It's caged and frozen still
There is no other pill to take
So swallow the one that made you ill pic.twitter.com/MNSqpQCmNi
— RageAgainsTheMachine (@RATM) November 9, 2016
silver lining is now ur apathy can turn into grave responsibility
— Nite Jewel (@NiteJewel) November 9, 2016