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Finley, the Lego Band

The music of Rock quartet Finley was chosen by Lego, maker of toy building bricks, to be their official band for 2013.

Formed in Legnano, a town to the north of Milan in 2002, Finley have won several awards for their popular Italian music  including the Best Italian Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. The band took its name from NBA star Michael Finley, in case you were wondering.

Finley are Pedro, vocals, Ka, guitar, Dani, drums and Ivan on bass.

Here’s Finley’s Lego track:

LEGO® Legends of Chima


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And here’s a Finley bonus track which has been viewed more than 1 million times on YouTube:

Fumo E Cenere – Smoke and Ashes


You can listen to more of Finley’s music on the Finley YouTube channel and their official site is here: Finley




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So, off I went onto the Italian web to track down something which was, er, music to my ears, and within a few Google searches, I’d found some fresh Italian brewed indie music for you to have a listen to.

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