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Current Indie Rank: NR Invite Friends
Best Indie Rank: 69 Invite Friends
Total Songs Played: 24 Invite Friends
Total Video Played: 272 Invite Friends
Total Indie Points: 300 Invite Friends
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*NR denotes "Not Ranked"

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LookingForASong Feb. 15, 2012 18:08
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Group Name WHY 
Genre Alternative Rock 
Home Town Winnipeg, Canada
Website http://www.whytheband.com
Influenced By MUSE,30 SECONDS TO MARS,U2 
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Record Label whymusic Canada 
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Artist Bio

Canadian Alternative Rock Band. Combining influences of European art-rock and fashionable FM radio hooks, WHY's music sends messages of hope, creation, love and loss. WHY recorded their first album “THE NAKED SOUL”, and followed it with 2002's “THE RISE AND FALL OF THE QUESTION MARK”, which drew fans and critics alike to their energy-fueled live shows. WHY recorded "THE LAZARUS EFFECT". Copies of the album were given out before U2 concerts in Ottawa and Montreal and were made available at Make Poverty History. A portion of the proceeds from the album went OXFAM. 2007 WHY released the album “RED” The single (and title track) "RED" sat a #1 on the KICK FM Winnipeg Top 40 for 4 weeks in a row, and was named "Song of the Year". Second single, "The Surface",hit charts, hitting #1 on KICK FM and #5 on THE Q FM in Victoria, BC. 2010 a early demo of "PRISONER of HOPE" is released supporting UNICEF's work in Haiti. 100% of WHY’s iTUNES profits go directly to UNICEF. WHY have played festivals, have been opening act for recording artists: DANKO JONES, ILL SCARLETT, EDGAR WINTER and UNCLE KRACKER... WHY recently voted “Best Rock Band In Canada” by INTEL CANADA star search. WHY where just invited by Bono's organization ONE, to film a performance of a iconic Protest Song to be part of Bono's brainchild Agit8 for the G8 to draw attention to extreme poverty. WHY covered The Stones "Gimme Shelter" and invited beloved Winnipeg R&B singer FLO to join the rooftop performance. WHY's performance is featured on ONE.org international site. WHY were the only Canadian rock band asked to participate. Other artists involved : MUSE, U2, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, GREEN DAY, Tom Morello, Sting, MUMFORD AND SONS, Elvis Costello, One Direction, AEROSMITH, USHER, Will-Iam... WHY have just released their 5th Album "The Leap"
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