Tim Heidecker’s Album of Trump Songs ‘Too Dumb for Suicide’ Is Out Next Week

heidecker-trump-songsTim Heidecker has compiled all of his Trump songs into one handy digital album you can own next week. Titled Too Dumb for Suicide: Tim Heidecker’s Trump Songs, the album will be available through Jagjaguwar/Rado Records on Election Day 2016’s one-year anniversary next Wednesday, November 8th, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to suicide prevention organizations. The album features 11 of Heidecker’s Trump songs, plus Father John Misty’s cover of his song “Trump’s Private Pilot.” Here’s Heidecker’s statement on the project:

Well here it is. About one year in the making, all my Trump songs in one place. Most of these songs were written and recorded quickly, with the blood still boiling from whatever indignity or absurdity had popped up on my newsfeed that day. Certainly, “Trump Tower” was written in the rotten dawn, days after Trump’s win. Let’s hope I don’t write any more of these, but I probably will. Thanks to Davin Wood for playing piano on “Trump Tower,” and thanks to Jonathan Rado, who produced and played on a good number of these (the ones where you hear some of that beautiful tape hiss on, mostly) – his tribute to Steve Nieve on “Imperial Bedroom” is particularly inspired. Thanks to Kane Ritchotte and Max Whipple for providing the best rhythm section a boy could ask for and to Jordan Katz, Taylor Plenn and David Ralicke for laying down some sweet horns on “Wilbur Ross.” Thanks to Vic Berger for adding some backups to “Sentencing Day” and for usually being the best audience for these tunes. Thanks to Josh Tillman for surprising me with a tear-inducing cover of “Trump’s Private Pilot” and for allowing us to include it here… Finally, NO thanks to Paul Simon who didn’t let us include “I Am A Cuck.”

The album is available for pre-order over at iTunes. And for good measure, here’s “I Am A Cuck,” which Paul Simon really should’ve allowed for the sake of patriotism:

And here’s “Sentencing Day” from the album:

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