Reclaim Australia were less polite in their response to Farnham, with the group sharing an image on their Facebook page which read “John Farnham – once a voice for Australia, now ‘You’re the Voice’ for Sharia Law”.
Farnham’s manager Glenn Wheatley had issued a statement saying he and Farnham were “disgusted” by Reclaim Australia’s use of the 1986 hit The Voice.
“It no way reflects our support in any way,” Wheatley said.
Earlier this year John Schumann from Redgum also requested the group not use his band’s music after the Vietnam war song, ‘I Was Only 19’, was played at a rally on the Gold Coast.
Schumann said Reclaim Australia’s use of the song completely misinterpreted the meaning of the song.
“All of my work, ‘19’ included, is about understanding, compassion, tolerance and inclusiveness,” he said in April.
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