Hampstead musician releases Donald Trump song amid US election 2020 results

Tom Cridland (left) has released a track about Donald Trump. Picture: Tom Cridland/Deborah Marx

Tom Cridland (left) has released a track about Donald Trump. Picture: Tom Cridland/Deborah Marx - Credit: Archant

A Hampstead musician has released a song about Donald Trump amid the chaos of the US presidential election.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8igclXqJe8&ab_channel=TomCridland

For his single, titled Donald Trump, Tom Cridland, 30, adopts the persona of a Trump supporter, who has been shunned by their loved ones for their political beliefs.

The chorus includes the line: “I didn’t mean to break your heart just by voting for Donald Trump.”

Of his inspiration for the track, Tom said: “I did see a story of someone being dumped for supporting Donald Trump.

“I think it would be better to have a conversation. I think we should just all talk to each other more and try and reason with each other.”


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Tom, who takes inspiration from Phil Collins and Led Zeppelin, has also put out a song about a run for the presidency by rapper Kanye West.

He said: “Honestly, with what we’ve seen so far I would not be surprised if [Kayne is] a contender in four years.”

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