Trump’s notes turned into Morrissey song at Patton Oswalt’s request (listen)
Morrissey voice: pic.twitter.com/C5jaqjkcDD
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) November 20, 2019
Photos of President Donald Trump‘s handwritten notes from a press appearance — that he wrote in giant block letters with what looks like a wide-tip Sharpie — took the internet by storm on Wednesday, inspiring countless memes and a downloadable font. His words (I WANT NOTHING / I WANT NOTHING / I WANT NO QUID PRO QUO / TELL ZELLINSKY / TO DO THE RIGHT THING / THIS IS THE LAST WORD / OF THE PRES / OF THE U . S .”) also inspired a lot of music.
Yesterday, Patton Oswalt tweeted the picture writing simply, “Morrissey voice,” and a couple people were up to the challenge. BenJamminAsh offers up this one that uses Queen is Dead-era Smiths as inspiration. It’s pretty great:
There’s also this one from Appa the Flying Bison which is a little more “This Night Has Opened My Eyes”:
— Appa the Flying ison (@victoryrhoad) November 20, 2019
Meanwhile, Alex Kliment turned Trump’s note into a Ramones song:
somebody on twitter today: trump's weird hand-scrawled denial today sounds like a ramones song.
— Alex Kliment (@SaoSasha) November 21, 2019
…and Nick Lutsko turned it into an emo song:
Emo Trump recites poem on White House lawn pic.twitter.com/rAD3xRjX4L
— Nick Lutsko (@NickLutsko) November 20, 2019
Others wrote non-homage music to Trump’s note, like comedian, indie rocker and Mystery Science Theater 3000 host Jonah Ray:
And bedroom pop artist Emperor X (who’ll be on tour with AJJ next year) recorded this song titled “The Final Word of the Pres of the U Dot S Dot”: