Punk band with Down Syndrome

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  1. Limo Wreck

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    Stern related because they play better and have cooler guitars.


    Punk band with Down Syndrome looks to raise awareness in Eurovision Song Contest

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    A punk band from Finland is looking to make this year’s Eurovision Song Contest a little more interesting.

    PKN (Pertti Kurikan Nimipaivat) is a four-piece punk band whose members all have Down Syndrome—some are also autistic. They’ve been playing together for the last six years and were the centerpiece of a 2009 documentary called “The Punk Syndrome,” which explored the band as a vehicle for self-expression and raising awareness about Down Syndrome.

    The band formed in a charity workshop for adults with intellectual disabilities, and The Independent reports that this year they’re hoping to bring more awareness to their cause by competing in the Eurovision Song Contest.

    Eurovision is kind of like the Olympics for pop songs, but only in Europe. Also like the Olympics, none of the winners are people you’d hear about in regular life—the only Eurovision champs you’d probably recognize since the event’s founding in 1956 are Celine Dion and ABBA.

    So suffice it to say that a Finnish punk band with Down Syndrome will be a break from the norm. PKN winning Eurovision would be about the only thing that would make the contest really noteworthy on a global level.

    The Independent notes the song they plan to submit is “Aina Mun Pitaa,” which translates to “I Always Have To.” Take a listen:





    The contest winner will be announced in Vienna, Austria—this year’s Eurovision host country—on May 23rd. Before getting to the finals PKN will have to beat out 17 other Finnish bands to represent their country at Eurovision.

    But judging the career arcs of past years’ winners, these guys have already won just by raising the awareness that they have so far.




    They are also funnier than the wig..
     
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    With the new hit song - Potato.
     
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    Their sound is just retarded
     
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    It was more listenable than 90% of the crap that passes for popular music these days! It least it had chord changes, real instrumentation, a hook, and a bridge.
     
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    playitagainfred Well-Known Member

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    dawsome dotally dawsome!
     
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    System of a Downs! :cwl:
     
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    I don't mind it but I have a lot of patience for shitty retarded punk rock.

    good for them
     
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    Limo Wreck Aboard the great mothership Staff Member

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    pedicurist, pedicurist, pedicurist
    FUCK YOU!
    no one understands me, im always forced
    to hang out with that asshole
    and go to the PEDICURIST
    those fucking pedicurist
    they are all fucking cunts
    they just treat your feet
    but no one understands

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    Whats he saying Robin?
     
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    Music sounds good, but I can't understand a fucking thing these retards are saying.

    Very cool.
     
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    Gary and The Conquerers
     
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    :wtf:
     
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    Yes, they are artistic.
     
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    most punk bands sound retarded.
     
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    I think you've said it all.
    Dead thread.
     
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    How's their news? :ucoffee:
     
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    Seriously good for them but these postings are funny as hell. System of the Downs.:backlol2:
     
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    Don't they know you never go full retard.

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    Las Vegas, Jennifer Halloway!
     
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