Mark Seymour Demands 'Racist Organisation' Reclaim Australia Stop Using His Song

23 November 2015 | 12:27 pm | Staff Writer

Another Aussie artist wants nothing to do with the organisation.

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Australian artist Mark Seymour is the latest musician to publicly distance himself from rally group Reclaim Australia, after they were found to have been using his 1993 song Holy Grail, made famous by his band Hunters & Collectors at their rallies.

Taking to his Facebook yesterday, the 59-year-old vocalist slammed Reclaim for using his song and described the group as a "racist organisation".

"We stand together with refugees and asylum seekers the world over," Seymour's statement read.

"We are opposed to bigotry, race hate and fascism. 'Reclaim Australia' has no place in Australian Society."

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See the full statement below. 


I've just been informed that 'Reclaim Australia' are using 'Holy Grail' at their rallies. Let me be clear. 'Reclaim...

Posted by Mark Seymour on Sunday, 22 November 2015

Seymour's comments come just months after Aussie music legends Jimmy Barnes and John Farnham both publicly demanded their music not be used at Reclaim rallies, after it was found that classic tracks Khe Sanh and You're The Voice were being played at protests.

Reclaim Australia are yet to respond to Seymour's comments.