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The White Stripes speak out against Donald Trump over campaign video

The White Stripes have temporarily reunited to slam Donald Trump after their song appeared in a campaign advertisement.
Jack and Meg White did not detail what campaign video they were referencing, but a fan-made promo featuring the Seven Nation Army track was released in the summer (16). The former bandmates are now speaking out, insisting they did not authorise the use of their music.
“Regarding the use of ‘Seven Nation Army’ in a Donald Trump campaign video, The White Stripes would like to unequivocally state that they have nothing whatsoever to do with this video,” a statement from the band reads. “They are disgusted by this association, and by the illegal use of their song.”
The White Stripes are not the only band to speak out about their music being used in Trump’s presidential campaign – R.E.M., Queen, The Rolling Stones, and Adele have also criticised the property tycoon for playing their songs in ads and at rallies.

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