See Fallon Sing a Trump-y Rework of Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’”

Jimmy Fallon had a busy night on Sunday after the Super Bowl. The Tonight Show host traveled to Minneapolis to welcome the cast of This Is Us, which dropped a serious tear-jerker on its fans directly after the big game, chat with Justin Timblerlake about his performance and that Prince tribute, and even took the time to release another politically tinged musical parody—this time, updating Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’” for the Trump era. Unlike other parodies Fallon’s done, however, this one skewed more sincere than humorous.

Fallon has used versions of this bit before to tackle politics before, a strategy that feels more natural to him as one of late-night’s less political hosts. Last December, he sang a re-jiggered version of “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” as Bruce Springsteen, re-titling it “Robert Mueller’s Comin’ to Town.” We already knew Fallon had a killer Dylan impression in his back pocket thanks to a 2016 “Hotline Bling” parody, so this does seem like the logical next step on his political song parody tour. Who might be next? Fingers crossed for a full-scale take on “We Didn’t Start the Fire.”

Read the full lyrics of Fallon’s surprisingly earnest Dylan revamp below:

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Come gather round people wherever you roam
And admit that our country don’t feel like our home
And that silence speaks louder than those who condone
If a tweet to you is worth favin’
Then lift up your voices and put down your phones
For the times, they are a-changin’

Come women and men who hashtag #MeToo
And believe me when I say that we believe you
For weak is the man who calls truth “fake news”
Time’s up, our silence we’re breaking
And even though Mel Gibson was in Daddy’s Home 2
Well, the times, they are a-changin’

Come athletes with platforms throughout the land
Who by taking a knee are taking a stand
And before you shout out that they should be banned
Listen to what they are saying
Perhaps they’d stand up if you reached out your hand
Well, the times they are a-changing

Come journalists, writers who report the facts
And brandish your pen to fend off his attacks
Look past what he says and look at how he acts
The fire and fury is raging
For his words can hurt, but your words can fight back
New York Times, they aren’t a-failin’

Come leaders who bully like Internet trolls
We’ll curse you with four-letter words “love” and “hope”
For we will go high even when you go low
The order is re-arranging
For you have the power, but we have the vote
The times, they are a-changin’

Laura BradleyLaura Bradley is a Hollywood writer for VanityFair.com. She was formerly an editorial assistant at Slate and lives in Brooklyn.

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