The Axis of Awesome can play (at least) 4 chords

The Axis of Awesome are a Sydney, Australia based musical comedy trio. They consist of Jordan Raskopoulos (lead vocals; mighty voice!), Benny (aka the Human Jukebox; keyboard and vocals), and Lee Naimo (guitar, vocals; looks good in a cow suit).

Axis have been around since 2006, but caught the world’s attention last year with their 4 Chord Song (9 million views and counting). If you haven’t heard it yet, you really should give it a listen:

They sure do love spoofing crappy pop music. Here’s How to Write a Love Song:

I saw them at the MICF earlier this year, and they put on a great show. Their song “in 3-D” was particularly brilliant. Or maybe I just love cheap gags.


About whoseroses

Rose is an arts administrator from Victoria, BC. She has worked at some of Canada's biggest and best festivals, including the Victoria Fringe Festival, Just for Laughs in Montreal, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and the Victoria Film Festival. She co-founded the Winnipeg Spoken Word Festival, and helped produce the Victoria Spoken Word Festival. Rose is passionate about theatre, spoken word, comedy, and her community. She runs on festivals.
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