Band deported from Taiwan continues to make music for Taiwanese

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Band deported from Taiwan continues to make music for Taiwanese

Yeah, those Taiwanese immigration regulations have been known to cause a problem or two on occasion…

“At the time this all happened, we were between record companies [and work permits] and gladly accepted a local church gig thinking that it would be fine, as it wasn’t commercial,” Edbrooke explained. “The church people gave us a gift of money after our performance, but wanting to be upright about it, they paid taxes on the money they gave us.”

“Months later, after we’d linked up with a new record company, we applied for fresh work permits,” Edbrooke said, “but through the process, this old tax record from the church came up. We thought it was just helping the church and wouldn’t be much of an issue, but in the government’s eyes it was illegal work.”

This video was apparently made before their departure: