Brits use R.E.M. to mock Trump for ‘losing' his civilians: ‘Oh no, I’ve said too much’
President of the United States Donald Trump speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

In 1991, the American alternative rock band R.E.M. released the hit song "Losing My Religion."


Nearly 30 years later, the song was used by the British website Joe in a viral video that has been seen over a half a million times.

"That's me and corona," the song began. "That's me in the spotlight abusing my position."

"Trying to blame Chinese flu. And I don't care if you have caught it," the song continued. "Oh no, I've said too much -- f*cked it up."

"I thought that I heard you coughing. I thought that I heard you wheeze. I think I let the old folks die," the song ended.

The parody paid tribute to the iconic music video, with added touches like a bottle of bleach.

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