REM share previously unreleased live version of “World Leader Pretend”

It is part of the anti-Trump campaign, 30 Days, 30 Songs

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REM have shared a previously unreleased live version of “World Leader Pretend” as part of the anti-Trump campaign, 30 Days, 30 Songs.

REM described the track as “A perfect song for these strange times”, according to Rolling Stone.


30 Days, 30 Songs was devised by author Dave Eggers and Noise Pop Festival producer/artist manager Jordan Kurland and has so far featured contributions from Jim James, Franz Ferdinand, Death Cab For Cutie and Aimee Mann.

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