- 02 Aug 17
Shirtless photos of the Russian leader are shown behind him as he plays.
Randy Newman has always had a penchant for satire but now it seems he's directed his ire at one of the most powerful men in the world, Vladimir Putin.
The singer/songwriter's new track is a scathing assault on the propaganda machine that orbits the Russian premier. Last night he gave a pretty ballsy live performance on Stephen Colbert's late night talk show. As he plays and sings, images of the Putin, sometimes of the shirtless variety, are shown behind him.
Watch it below: