A song by Captain SKA accusing the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, of lying has raced up the music charts,reports Metro UK.
With just over a week to go before the general election the song has been banned by radio stations over impartiality concerns.
Major music outlets have rejected requests to play it but fans have been snapping up the single regardless.
The dominant iTunes chart has seen ‘Liar Liar’ peak at number two – ahead of Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande.
It was released by Captain SKA on Friday.
Now number 10 on The Big Top 40, it is being promoted by anti-austerity activists, The People’s Assembly, the words are directed against Theresa May.
Lyrics include: ‘She’s a liar liar, you can’t trust her, no, no, no.’
Or more explicitly: ‘When there’s nurses going hungry and schools in decline I don’t recognise this broken country of mine.’
With a music video featuring screenshots from the Metro UK website and images Theresa May, the Tory Leader.
Despite being banned from The Big Top 40 show on Heart and Capital FM the profits are going to food banks and the People’s Assembly.
‘It’s overwhelming to be at number two now, we’re all freelance session musicians in London, so we’re totally amazed by it,’ Jake from the group told Huff Post.
‘Original music, and especially political music, doesn’t have traction any more. Everyone is totally over the moon with it.’
Some stations declined to play the song because of laws governing impartiality during the election campaign.
OFCOM, the TV and radio regulator, says broadcasters must show impartiality.