Brexit: Musicians React

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union and musicians are having their say

We woke up this morning to a collective sigh of despair as news trickled in that Britain has decided to leave the EU with a majority 51.9% of the votes in favour of the intolerably named ‘Brexit’.

The reaction from musicians around the world has been similar to that of the general public. A mixture of dry humour, actual gobsmackery and total disbelief. See a selection of the reactions from the music world below. We’ll keep this updated all day so do check back.

Matthew Herbert is in despair:

The Black Madonna weighed in from across the pond:

Stormzy is taking advantage of the turmoil by gunning for PM (Obvs):

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Portishead’s Geoff Barrow:

Even 1D’s Niall Horan is having his say:

Wanda Group made this typically charming statement:

Flowdan made a reference to Game of Thrones:

As David Cameron announced his resignation Novelist had this to say:

Fuck Buttons’ member Andrew Hung has lost faith in the UK’s tolerance:

James Holden makes a good point with his Planet of the Apes reference:

Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite points to social media:

Zomby thinks we’re entering the new dark ages:

As does Doc Daneeka: