Lauri Tähkä (Jarkko Suo) is a Finnish singer. He was member of former band Lauri Tähkä & Elonkerjuu. http://www.lauritahka.com/ Growing up he listened to Kiss, Iron Maiden, the Finnish band Eppu Normaali, the works of Ismo Alanko as well as Kauko Röyhkä. Tähkä found his musical identity in a cross between rock and national ballads. With his cousin Simo Ralli he created ”Niin kauan minä tramppaan” (I'll trek as long as), which won the "Lapuan Spelit" competition.