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Conö spent greater than a one fourth hundred years among the traveling makes in Finnish rock and roll. Shaped in Pori in 1981, the group originally comprised frontman Olli Lindholm, vocalist/keyboardist Jussi Hakulinen, guitarist Jani Viitanen, bassist Juha “Liuhu” Rauäng, and drummer Harri Varhala. In the years to check out, Yö (Finnish for “Night time”) was the main topic of countless lineup adjustments, with Lindholm staying the sole continuous through the entire band’s living. Upon signing towards the Poko label, Yö released its debut LP, Varietee, in 1983, rating a hit using the solitary “Likaiset Legendat I.” Hakulinen exited the lineup 2 yrs later, conceding innovative control to Lindholm, who surfaced among the living legends of Scandinavian well-known music. That same yr, Yö released Myrskyn Jälkeen, rating a major strike with “Niin Paljon Me Teihin Luotettiin.” With 1990’s “Vie Mut Minne Vaan,” the group notched its biggest strike to day, and maintained both its industrial appeal and its own critical respect through the entire decade, staying a fixture of Finnish radio via singles like “Hyviä Vuosia,” “Ihmisen Poika,” and “Sua Muistoistani Pois En Saa.” Yö came into its third 10 years using the smash “Kaksintaistelu” and in 2006 celebrated its metallic anniversary using the two-disc Kolmen Illan Varietee.

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