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Queen Produced Donald Trump Acquire Down A Campaign Online video Using “We Will Rock You” – BuzzFeed Information

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Claudia Koerner and

Adam B. Fluctuate

Previous current on October thirteen, 2019, at 1:07 p.m. ET

Posted on October thirteen, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. ET



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The publisher of rock legends Queen compelled President Trump to just take down a campaign video that used “We Will Rock You” as its soundtrack.

The video clip, that includes Trump talking to supporters at rallies, was posted on Oct. nine, and it applied the music in its entirety. At that time, a agent for the band informed BuzzFeed Information that the song’s use was unauthorized.

The band experienced “by now entered into a method to get in touch with for non use of Queen track copyrights by the Trump campaign. This is ongoing,” the agent explained inside several hours of the movie likely up.

Don’t expect this video — which uses Queen’s “We Will Rock You” in its entirety — to remain up for long. A rep for Queen told me tonight that the band “has already entered into a process to call for non use of Queen song copyrights by the Trump campaign. This is ongoing.” https://t.co/VTLRnLx87p

Really don’t be expecting this video clip — which employs Queen’s “We Will Rock You” in its entirety — to continue to be up for prolonged.

A rep for Queen instructed me tonight that the band “has presently entered into a procedure to simply call for non use of Queen track copyrights by the Trump campaign. This is ongoing.” https://t.co/VTLRnLx87p

By Sunday, the video was no lengthier available on Twitter, and a band consultant explained to BuzzFeed Information the takedown was dealt with by Queen’s new music publisher. But by that time, it had been seen much more than 1.7 million times.

“This media has been disabled in response to a report by copyright operator,” Trump’s tweet said Sunday.

The Trump marketing campaign has been receiving into problems currently for working with tunes in opposition to the artists’ needs. A online video that includes “Photograph” by Nickelback was taken down previously this month above copyright issues. And final week, the estate of Prince slammed Trump for actively playing “Purple Rain” at a rally in Minneapolis.

“The Prince Estate will under no circumstances give permission to President Trump to use Prince’s songs,” a assertion on Twitter said.

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