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J.M.K.E. - Külmale Maale LP

J.M.K.E. - Külmale Maale LP

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J.M.K.E. - Külmale Maale LP

30 Years Special Edition!

J.M.K.E. (Estonian: Jeesus Maria! Karjatas Eit, translated in English as Jesus Mary! Exclaimed The Hag) is an Estonian punk rock band formed in Tallinn, Estonia in 1986 during the Soviet occupation.

In 1986, JMKE formed. The lead singer, Villu Tamme became the face of punk in Estonia. He was a punk hero, Mohawk, piercings - the poster boy for Estonian punk. They signed a record deal with the Finnish Stupido Twins in 1989. By April the Soviet Union’s stronghold was beginning to weaken, the band were finally able to travel abroad. They reached Finland and became fairly successful.

Their song “Tere Perestroika” (Welcome Perestroika) became the unofficial anthem of the Singing Revolution. It sung about changes made in the Soviet Union, intended to give ministers more independence, but eventually led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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