Silversun Pickups to Romney Campaign: Stop Using Our Song

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August 15, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!


The Mitt Romney campaign might be fans of the band Silversun Pickups, but the feeling isn’t mutual. The alternative rock band has issued a cease and desist against the Romney campaign Wednesday for improper use of its 2009 hit song, “Panic Switch.”

The Romney campaign has reportedly been playing “Panic Switch” at campaign stops across the country. The problem, according to the band, is that neither it nor its representatives were contacted for permission.

In a statement, lead singer/guitarist Brian Aubert says, “We don’t like people going behind our backs, using our music without asking, and we don’t like the Romney campaign.” He adds, “we were very close to just letting this…
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