Music from Finland – Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, often referred to only as PKN, is a Finnish punk band.

The four band members Pertti Kurikka, Kari Aalto, Sami Light and Toni Välitalo living with mental disabilities. The band gained international recognition through the film ThePunk Syndrome, which is a documentary about the band. The film by JukkaKärkkäinen and JaniPetteri Passi won the Tampere Film Festival in 2012 and the audience award.
2015  Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät successfully took part at the Finnish national final for the Euro Vision Song Contest 2015  and won it with the song Aina mun pitää (in Englih : I always have). Therefore they represent Finland in this competition.

I always have to clean up
I always have to wash up
I always have to see the doc
I always have to go to work

Can’t go to my PC
Can’t watch my TV
Can’t even see my mates

I always have to stay at home
I always have to do things
I always have to eat properly
I always have to drink properly

So no candy for me
No soft drinks for me
Not even alcohol

I always have to rest
I always have to sleep
I always have to wake up
I always have to take a shower

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