This article is about the canon band performing the song "Sugaan Essena". You may be looking for the Human band in the Star Wars Legends continuity.

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"Hey, I recognize this band."
―Cal Kestis — (audio) Listen (file info)[1]

A band of musicians existed during the Age of the Empire.[1] Its repertoire included the song "Sugaan Essena,"[3] and by 14 BBY,[2] the band's music was listened to by various inhabitants of the galaxy, including Cal Kestis, a rigger from the junkyard planet Bracca, as well as the viewers of the gladiatorial competitions on Ordo Eris, the space station headquarters of the Haxion Brood criminal syndicate.[1]

Behind the scenes[]

"Our music bridges the gap between the past and the present, between the west and the east. It's about bringing the timeline together, where old meets new, just like in Star Wars. The special Star Wars galaxy and the uniqueness of our music have converged."
―Gala, vocalist of The Hu[3]

The band's music was performed by the Mongolian group The Hu.

The band can be heard in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a 2019 video game published by Electronic Arts. The band's song "Sugaan Essena" is heard twice in the game, first in the opening scene as the protagonist Cal Kestis listens to it on a headset, and later as Kestis battles creatures in the Haxion Fight Pit on the Ordo Eris map.[1]

The band's music is performed by the Mongolian rock band The Hu. The developers of Fallen Order were impressed with the band's signature sound, with composer Gordy Haab stating that for a rock band to exist in Star Wars, it must sound both familiar as well as unique.[3]



Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  2. 2.0 2.1 The events of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, including the appearance of the band's song "Sugaan Essena," occur five years after the end of the Clone Wars, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 19 BBY. Therefore, the band must have been formed by 14 BBY.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 EA-StarWars-Logo.jpg Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – Interview With The Hu on the official Electronic Arts Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)