Yet another band is complaining about John McCain's use of their song to promote his campaign. This time, it's the Foo Fighters
The rockers sent out a missive telling the Republican presidential candidate to stop using "My Hero." They said they learned it was being use through news reports.
"The saddest thing about this is that 'My Hero' was written as a celebration of the common man and his extraordinary potential," the band said in a statement. "To have it appropriated without our knowledge and used in a manner that perverts the original sentiment of the lyric just tarnishes the song."
The band noted it's not the first time McCain has been told to stop using a song. John Mellencamp
, Heart and Jackson Browne
have also complained -- Browne even filed a lawsuit.
Soul legend Sam Moore also has asked the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama
to stop using "Soul Man."
McCain's campaign did not immediately respond to a phone call seeking comment.
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