Songs for a Glorious, Glorious Day

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Hi friends,

Happy the-election-is-finally-sort-of-over-now day!

A couple of celebrities on Twitter have been blessing our feeds with some quality content regarding Biden’s win and their own music. So, in their honor, here are a few songs that sound a little sweeter now that Pennsylvania officially went blue and ended the dragged on hell that this week turned into. I wonder when Alaska will have a final count! Oh well! I just got a push notification that President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect will be addressing the nation in an hour.

Until then, perhaps listen to…

Vindicated, Dashboard Confessional

Starting out with a song referenced in a tweet that made my 14-year-old self squee with excitement. I was not expecting to hear from Dashboard Confessional today, nor did I actually realize I follow them on Twitter, but like, of course I am…

Let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we?

High Horse, Kacey Musgraves

Twitter, as it does, has taken this clip that starts with Biden fiddling with his phone and then playing something and ran with it. Kacey Musgraves, beautiful glittery unicorn of a country singing LGBT ally did as well. Fitting now that Trump supporters are pleading for decency from liberals, when we haven’t received the same treatment (especially, recently after RBG passed away this year).

And I think we’ve seen enough, seen enough
To know that you ain’t ever gonna come down
So, why don’t you giddy up, giddy up
And ride straight out of this town
You and your high horse, mmh
You and your high horse, mmh

I bet you think you’re first place
Yeah, someone should give you a ribbon
And put you in the hall of fame
For all the games that you think that you’re winning

FDT (Fuck Donald Trump) YG & Nipsey Hussle

With over 30,000 uses on TikTok videos, this track has been more than widely circulated. YG spoke with Rolling Stone about his and the late Nipsey Hussle’s protest anthem. When asked if he was pro-Hilary he responded, “I ain’t pro-nobody. I’m just pro–”Fuck Trump.”

I’m not mad at that one bit.

I got a question
How’d he make it this far? How the fuck did it begin?
A Trump rally sounds like Hitler in Berlin
Or KKK shit, now I’m goin’ in
I’m just sayin’ what’s real, I don’t give a fuck who I offend
’Cause it’s gotta be said, it’s gotta be said
It’s off the top like the toupee on Donald Trump’s head
This man’s not peaceful, racism’s evil

Chapter 319, clipping

Also super popular on TikTok, Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, and Johnathon Snipe released the following song Chapter 319 and another titled Knees on the Ground on Bandcamp and raised money for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, GoFundMe for George Floyd’s daughter (the Official Gianna Floyd Fund), People’s Breakfast Oakland, The Okra Project, and Afrorack.

The power a piece of shit millionaire president wants to project
Fuck are you getting at?
Get the fuck back in the bunker
We taking back spaces til’ you manage to make them safe for black faces
That’s up to the fact that America’s racist

Donald Trump is a white supremacist, full stop
If you vote for for him again you’re a white supremacist, full stop
Call it like it is and then let the rims spin ’til they full stop
Put one up for Big Floyd, the march is not goin’ to stop

I Don’t Fuck With You, Big Sean

Now I know this song was technically penned about ex-girlfriend Naya Rivera but … I’m just going to listen to it and think of Trump. Why not? There are no rules today! To be clear, this song is … absolutely brutal and… you know, antifeminist. Rivera was understandably upset by this track before her untimely passing this year.

Let’s just pretend the “I heard you got a new man” line is about Trump and Putin. Awww. Cute! ❤

I don’t fuck with you
You little stupid ass bitch, I ain’t fuckin’ with you
You little, you little dumb ass bitch, I ain’t fuckin’ with you
I got a million trillion things I’d rather fuckin’ do
Than to be fuckin’ with you
Little stupid ass, I don’t give a fuck, I don’t give a fuck
I don’t I don’t I don’t give a fuck
Bitch, I don’t give a fuck about you or anything that you do
Don’t give a fuck about you or anything that you do (ha-oo!)

In closing, here is sweet angel Mac Miller responding to Trump discussing his 2011 track (titled Donald Trump) –– gone too soon.

This clip always makes me smile.

Writer (she/her) of the foodish, bookish, & feminist. Author of Bright Blue (poetry) Dancing Girl Press / Website: www.aliciabanaszewski.com / Twitter: @b___ski

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