Chumbawamba were a British alternative music band, with a career that spanned three decades. They played anarcho-punk, pop-influenced music, world music, and folk music, and have been vocal in issues concerning animal rights, class struggle, feminism, gay liberation, pop culture and anti-facism.
Chumbawamba were a British alternative music band that had, over a career spanning three decades, played anarcho-punk, pop-influenced music, world music, and folk music. The band's anarchist politics exhibit an irreverent attitude toward authority, and the band has been forthright in its stances on issues including animal rights, pacifism (early in their career) and later regarding class struggle, feminism, gay liberation, pop culture and anti-fascism. The band is best known for its song 'Tubthumping'. Other singles include 'Amnesia', 'Enough Is Enough' (with MC Fusion), 'Timebomb', 'Top of the World (Ole, Ole, Ole)', and most recently, 'Add Me'. In July 2012, Chumbawamba announced its decision to end the band. On its website the members stated 'Thata__s it then, ita__s the end.