'Live and Let Die' heard blaring through mask factory during Trump visit

While President TrumpDonald TrumpCuban embassy in Paris attacked by gasoline bombs Trump Jr. inches past DeSantis as most popular GOP figure in new poll: Axios Trump endorses Ken Paxton over George P. Bush in Texas attorney general race MORE toured a manufacturing plant producing N95 respirators for the coronavirus response efforts on Tuesday, the Guns N' Roses version of “Live and Let Die” was heard blasting through the speakers.

Trump and members of his administration were observing an employee working at the Honeywell factory in Phoenix when the music changed from The Animals’s “House of the Rising Sun” to "Live and Let Die," which written by Paul McCartney for the 1973 James Bond film with the same title.  

Trump and a Honeywell representative were seen trying to talk over the blaring music as frontman Axl Rose was heard singing “If this ever-changing world in which we live in / Makes you give in and cry / say live and let die.”


The clip quickly went viral on social media, garnering nearly 4 million views. 


Other songs heard during the tour included ones regularly played at Trump’s political rallies, including Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A.” and Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger."

Trump and the other officials on the tour wore safety googles, but no masks during the visit. Throughout the factory, there were multiple signs instructing employees to wear masks, with one reading: "Please wear your mask at all times."

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Rose is an avid critic of the president, but has not yet commented on Tuesday's scene.

In 2018, the rock star took to Twitter to slam Trump for playing the band's music at his rallies after members formally requested him not to. 

Several musicians have reportedly instructed Trump not to use their songs during his rallies, including RihannaPharrell Williams and members of Prince's estate.

Earlier this year, R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills said the band was considering legal action against the president for playing their song “Everybody Hurts” and “Losing My Religion” during a Milwaukee rally.