The Burqa Band

The world is filled with weird bands, but I dare say that Oddee has found 10 of the weirdest bands that music has ever seen. Take, for instance, the Burqa Band:

The Burqa Band is an all-female indie rock band from Kabul, Afghanistan. They perform anonymously, all of the members wearing burqas in an apparent protest against the Taliban's rules regarding Islamic dress. They released a single, "Burqa Blue" and a self-titled album in 2002. The group has gained some popularity in Europe in the 2000s, and has toured in Germany, where a song of theirs was remixed by DJ Barbara Morgenstern.

The Burka Band is currently inactive due to the lead singer having to move to Pakistan to find singing work, but the drummer, still anonymous and living in Afghanistan, has expressed hope in playing again in the future.

Read about 9 more weird bands, including jazz-playing hamsters: Link


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I don't think wearing a burka in a band is weird - especially knowing where they are from. In the society they are in, it could be a matter of life or death. I applaud these women for standing up for themselves and doing what they want. I really think you should reconsider having them in this article.
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