Not all heroes wear capes – The Russian group, Little Big, who were set to represent their country Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 with their song “UNO” have released an anti-war anthem following the war in Ukraine. Moreover, in the released music video, the band criticizes the propaganda pushed on Russian state television and makes references to political leaders and the Russian army. The band is no longer in Russia and left before the release.
“War is not over. Stop war in Ukraine. Stop wars worldwide. No one deserves war.”
One of the biggest Russian acts, Little Big, released their anti-war song “GENERATION CANCELLATION” following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. The song and music video express anger at the war in Ukraine, and the propaganda pushed on Russian state TV which justifies the aggression. The video also makes references to political leaders and the Russian army.
Little Big’s Ilya Prusikin said to Newsweek: “We adore our country, but we completely disagree with the war in Ukraine, moreover, we believe that any war is unacceptable. We condemn the actions of the Russian government, and we are so disgusted by the Russian military propaganda machine that we decided to drop everything and leave the country,”
The band was set to represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 with their song “Uno“. The song was one of the big favorites to win prior to the cancellation of the contest and holds the record for the most views for any video on the official Eurovision YouTube Channel with over 243 million views.
You can watch the music video for “GENERATION CANCELLATION” below:
The band is now based in Los Angeles, news outlet Meduza reported, although it is not clear how long they have been there for.
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