With the recent popularity of Erased and its opening Re Re by the band. I thought it would be a good time to review the album it came from as part of my Artist Spotlight Series. So how does this work? Every month I review two or three albums from different major Japanese music artists especially ones that have done anime openings and endings.
After realizing that they all shared similar musical tastes, the three decided to start their very own band. Drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi joined them later on after parting with another college band he was with at the time.
The four then began providing performances at their university as well as throughout the local Yokohama area. After graduating from college, following years of playing in several small venues and having collaborated with fellow Japanese rock musician Caramelman, AKFG released their first indie EP in The six-track EP contained original lyrics written and sung almost entirely in English.
The four spent the remainder of the year playing in multiple clubs and hosting various independent events. The song was eventually picked up by a popular radio DJ and put into heavy rotation on the station FM Yokohama upon the demand of listeners.
This time, however, the band wrote songs which expressed Japanese lyrics. Entitled, Five Nano Seconds, the tour consisted of thirteen shows. Over the course of the year, the band would release four more singles: The album received critical praised for its honed sound and high production quality, which thoroughly nullified the language barrier that frequently impeded non— Japanese speaking audiences.
The support for Ajikan eventually resulted in Tofu Records striking a contract to release Sol-fa in the United States on October 18, Re Tour, performing at forty-eight concerts in thirty-eight cities throughout Japan. The two-disc video was the band's very first live DVD, as the first disc contains live footage of the entirety of the final show of their "Tour Suihai - No!
Member, Novemer-," at Budokan, where they performed before an audience of over 10, people on December 5, Meanwhile, second disc contains clips from their first concert at the Shimokitazawa Shelter Club on November 2, It also includes behind-the-scenes documentary directed by Toshiaki Toyoda and filmed at Kanto Gakuin University, as well as outtakes from the music video for "Kimi to Iu Hana.
The band began with the release of their upcoming albums' second single, " World Apart.
It was also AKG's first song to achieve number-one single status. It was also the year that the band was finally able to acquire their very own studio.
The album peake at number three and stayed in the Oricon top five for nearly two months. The following month, the band went on a national tour entitled, Count 4 My 8 Beat.
Tickets for all thirty-eight shows quickly sold out. Like the previous year, a compilation album was released in July to advertise the Nano-Mugen Festival. Rather than featuring hit singles, the nostalgic album was primarily compiled of B-sideslive performances, and old demos from their early indie days.ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION’s first lot of albums in six years will be BEST HIT AKG 2 (), Best Hit AKG Official Bootleg HONE, and Best Hit AKG .
Asian Kung-Fu Generation é uma banda de rock japonesa formada em por Masafumi Gotoh (vocal/guitarra), Kensuke Kita (guitarra/vocal), Takahiro Yamada (baixo/vocal) e Kiyoshi Ijichi (bateria).
A banda já teve vários sucessos como aberturas de animes conhecidos, como: 遥か彼方 (Haruka Kanata) foi a segunda abertura de Naruto,リライト (Rewrite) como a quarta abertura de Fullmetal.
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ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION - SORANIN Music video by asian kung-fu generation. First-ever US release of an ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION album featuring favorites from anime and more! Nate Ming. January 24, With J-rock favorites ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION, Rewrite. Asian Kung-Fu Generation are one of the most successful indie rock bands of Japan ("indie" standing for the genre, not the recording label), with their Weezer/punk tinged sound enjoying a popularity that even Weezer themselves hardly ever had on their side of the Pacific.
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