Indie rock band FUN. has endorsed the
You Can Play Project, which works to end discrimination and
homophobia in sport.
campaign on Monday released a video featuring band members Nate
Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff.
“If we weren't musicians, the thing I
would want to do most is be a professional basketball player,”
Ruess says in the 90-second clip.
“I would love to play golf everyday,”
“I played a lot of baseball growing
up in New Jersey and I was on the all-star team,” Antonoff says.
“It turns out, I wasn't as good as I thought I was, but I love
sports. … We always say, at a FUN. show we're all equal.”
Ruess adds: “Everyday we make a
choice to do the right thing. Make a choice to respect talent, art
and skill in your game, in your music, or whatever your passion might
“If you can play, you can play,”
all three say. (The video is embedded on this page. Visit
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