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|Birth name||Sunil Perera|
|Genres||Sri Lankan Baila|
|Occupation(s)||Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer|
|Instruments||Bass guitar, Vocals|
|Years active||1969 - Present|
|Labels||Gypsy Enterprises, Torana|
Sunil Perera (born 14 September 1952) is a Sri Lankan vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and composer . He is the leader and the lead vocalist of the popular Sri Lankan band, Gypsies.
Sunil Perera was the main vocalist of the band. Their first hit Linda Langa Sangamaya was released in 1972/1973. Other tracks sung by Sunil Perera include, None Mage Sudu None (1977), Lunu Dehi (1987), Kurumitto, Oye Ojaye (1989), Pity Kotapan None and Signore (1997).
Sunil remains one of the most famous singers in the country, while his band Gypsies remains one of Sri Lanka’s biggest musical franchise for the past three decades, with regular foreign tours, several hit albums and sold-out concerts.
Sunil Perera's recent works such as I don't know Why addresses mere sociopolitical issues through humor. Several of his songs have been banned by the state media.
Sunil Perera recently came up with his own ideology about the sociopolitical situation in the country. He is highly critical towards Sri Lankan society and politics.
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