Green Day's American Idiot could be #1 for Trump's United Kingdom visit

Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs UK charts ahead of Trump visit

That night, he posed on the red carpet with his wife, Melania, wearing his signature long red tie, and even managed to sit in the theatre under the same roof as Rosie O'Donnell "without incident", Playbill reported at the time.

A Facebook group promoting the social media campaign has more than 20,000 followers and has been calling on said followers to download "American Idiot" between July 6 and July 12.

The 2004 Green Day hit song "American Idiot" is climbing the charts in the United Kingdom ahead of President TrumpDonald John TrumpMichelle Wolf in July Fourth salute: "God bless abortions and God bless America" Graham: Trump's Supreme Court picks "all winners" Man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill Trump supporters, GOP lawmaker MORE's visit there later this week.

According to the New York Daily News, Green Day's Iraq War protest song was the choice of a deliberate purchase- and streaming-campaign hoping to have it top the charts by the time Mr. Trump arrived Thursday.

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The plan, so far, appears to be working.

As it now stands, American Idiot is sitting at number 18 in the midweek charts.

We've crept up into the iTunes Top 10 (AND another version at #17 too!) and still at #1 on Amazon!

"And Kim Jong Un sends back a copy of Green Day's 'American Idiot, '" Kaine had tweeted. The titular track on the band's 2004 rock opera resonated with a generation of eyeliner-wearing, anti-establishment punks while at the same time playing ad nauseam on vehicle radios in American suburbia, spending six weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 100.

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