British musicians react as Conservatives secure huge victory

British musicians react as Conservatives secure huge victory

Thom Yorke, Stormzy and Yungblud are among artists who first reacted after Conservative Party won the UK general election.

“I’m so sad we loft this fight,” wrote the 22 year old, English singer Yungblud.

Meanwhile, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke wrote on Twitter: “Silent. Silence.”

Earlier on, Stormzy shared a tweet from writer Mehdi Hasan – which described the initial exit poll predictions as a “dark day”.

More reactions are expected to emerge throughout the day.

The election marks Labour’s biggest loss since 1935, while the Tories are set to have their biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher was in power in 1987.