The band say they'll spend their grant money on "anti-tory propaganda"
Shame have hit out at The Sun after the paper penned an article accusing them of “attacking the Prime Minister.”
Sharing the piece to their Instagram account, the band captioned the image, “Pleased to announce we shall be spending our newly acquired funds on hard drugs and anti-tory propaganda, and a new bib for @danwootton if we have some left over #dontbuythesun.”
The article blasts the band for their track ‘Visa Vulture’ which calls out the Prime Minister with lyrics including “Oh Theresa, honey, You know that I mind the gap, With my chargrilled meat, Inside your butter-bread baps.”
Writer Dan Wooton says Shame have received a “taxpayer-funded grant” and still ‘crudely insult the PM’. You can see the Instagram post below.
The band continued their comments on Instagram, writing, “they must’ve foreseen this level of ridicule, surely,” adding, “all jokes aside there’s something very dangerous (fascist, cough) about the idea that only artists that support this vacuous wet fart of a government are deserving of funding, and those that dare to speak out should languish impoverished.”
They later shared a picture of Wooton holding their debut album with the caption, ‘Check out shame’s new album “Songs Of Praise” if you get the chance. Sound of the summer’ You can see those tweets below.
Rudd was involved in the recent Windrush row which erupted after it emerged relatives of migrants from Commonwealth Caribbean countries who settled in the UK during the 1940s and the 1970s had been declared illegal immigrants if they could not provide a range of documentation proving they had lived in the UK continuously.
Shame tweeted the comment about Rudd, which you can see below.