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1. Manitoba is the former alias of Canadian electronic musician Dan Snaith. Snaith renamed himself Caribou in 2004 under threat of a lawsuit by Richard "Handsome Dick" Manitoba, who had used the surname professionally since the 1970s but had not released any music as a solo artist.

Snaith's two critically acclaimed albums as Manitoba – 2001's Start Breaking My Heart and 2003's Up In Flames, both originally issued by Leaf - have since been re-released under the Caribou name and listed as… read more

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  • Kinda funny that this mellow music has engendered a "punkish" response regarding the whole name thing. Perhaps the Dictators will do a Caribou cover album someday and all will be forgiven.
  • yah i like, liked caribou when he was like, manitoba yeh :/
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  • Whether he's Caribou or Manitoba, Dan is fucking awesome. And "Richard" is a dick. [2]
  • the sound of manitoba is nicer than caribous pop.
  • Manitoba (Canadian province) should sue Richard headdick Manitoba
  • You should always keep it tagged the way it was originally released. [2]
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    You should always keep it tagged the way it was originally released.
  • If already Singers of !PUNK! groups institute a court procedure, nevertheless, something must completely run wrong with the world.
  • Whether he's Caribou or Manitoba, Dan is fucking awesome. And "Richard" is a dick.

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