Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs British charts ahead of Donald Trump visit

The song was originally written, in part, about then-President George W. Bush. While American Idiot has crept up to number one on the UK Amazon sales chart and cracked the iTunes Top 10, the 1996 England anthem is now expected to hold it from the official top spot. On Amazon in the U.K., American Idiot is now the best-selling song.

The US embassy in London warned Americans in the United Kingdom to keep a "low profile" and be aware of their surroundings as President Donald Trump visits in the coming days. Keep sharing to others what we are all doing!

The campaign's official motto: "Make American Idiot Great Again".

Last week, Senator Tim Kaine referenced the "American Idiot" campaign in a Trump-mocking tweet. In response to reports that Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a copy of the Elton John song "Rocket Man", the senator joked that Kim should return the favor by giving Trump "American Idiot".

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Torres said goodbye to Atletico in style, bagging two goals in his final appearance for the Rojiblancos, a league win over Eibar. Iniesta recently left Barcelona to join Podolski at Vissel Kobe, and now the pair will come up against Torres next season.

Organizers of the "American Idiot For UK No.1 When Trump Visits" social media campaign did not respond to Newsweek's request for comment.

The president is scheduled to stay in London on the night of his arrival but will spend the rest of his trip outside of the capital.

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wrote American Idiot in the throes of the Iraq War and the angst of post-9/11 America, which the song described as "an alien nation where everything isn't meant to be okay".

A Twitter account created to increase the song's popularity ahead of Trump's visit indicated over the weekend that the track was a top-10 seller on iTunes, as well.

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