“To us over here [in the United Kingdom]… we were shocked that almost half of America could look at what Donald Trump has done over the last four years, and like it, and actually want more of it.”
Colbert described the song as “inspired by the current climate of the country with a hopeful message to the youths.”
Punk legend was accompanied by longtime collaborator Lenny Kaye.
The Guns N’ Roses singer encourages Americans to vote, despite knowing that there are those who are trying to suppress voting.
“This is the most important election of our lifetime,” she said in a statement. “It is imperative that everyone vote to restore our democracy.”
Tuesday’s election could have long-term implications for the live music industry, access to healthcare, and overseas travel restrictions.
130,000 fraudulent votes were cast.
The star-studded track also features activist, author, and linguist Noam Chomsky.
The group agreed to its use “because of the importance of the election.”
“Under their leadership, I believe America has a chance to start the healing process it so desperately needs,” she explained.
Chelsea Handler, Amy Schumer, Mark Ruffalo all strip down, but apparently Borat missed the message.
The livestreamed event will raise funds for “get-out-the-vote” initiatives in Texas.