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Just when you thought Britain couldn't get any worse, someone goes ahead and forms a boy band whose sole purpose is to keep the UK in the European Union.

The Breunion Boys are an act composed of five men from The Netherlands whose debut song is creatively called 'Britain Come Back,' with its music video being released earlier this week in Amsterdam.

The group has been formed by Dutch animation artist Julia Veldma who wants the group to serve as one last valiant attempt to stop Brexit happening and keep Britain in the EU.

The song, which is an acquired taste, is something of a contemporary pop/ hip-hop number, which is probably worth at least one outing in your eardrums and features some not so subtle lyrics.

I cannot believe this is the end. I still feel your love inside me.

I still sing your words. I make a wish as your star falls.

Oh your voice paints my heart, your mirage fades away. Your choice turns my spine grey.

There’s always been a sea between us, we used to sail it together – but you’re leaving, now we’re falling apart. Britain come back to us, it’s not too late to turn around

Britain you’re great, but together we’re greater.

Ms Veldman was working in New York when she heard the results of the 2016 referendum which shocked and upset her.

Speaking to Reuters, Veldman said:

I cried, I really cried my heart out. It was so unexpected and overwhelming and it made me feel powerless.

I thought, what else will work better than the voice of Take That, or a boy band — the best thing Britain ever gave to us — to convince them to take us back?

She spent a year holding auditions for the group, which has taken inspiration from Take That ("the best thing that Britain ever gave to us" according to Veldman) and their own combined self-belief belief that Britain is better off in the EU.

Band member Joshua Alagbe added:

Look how angry many Brits are towards the EU and how many Europeans are angry towards Britain for leaving.

I think this emotion should be answered. We are kind of an answer to the emotion

They now plan to spread their message via a live tour or British pubs but initial reactions aren't as positive as they might have hoped.

Take a look at the full video below, which we suspect might be a parody but they seem very serious about the whole thing.

HT NME

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