'Such a sad event': why musicians hate the Tory party conference


Florence Welch and Calvin Harris have objected to their music being used at the Tory conference – the way Keane and the Dandy Warhols once did, too. It’s not surprising, given the tin-eared way the Tories twist song meanings

When compared with a stage invader, an unrelenting cough and a letter F with less staying power than David Davis, Theresa May probably isn’t that bothered about Florence + the Machine being cross with her conference speech.

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