Shonen Knife Soon To Release New Album Pop Tune & Promo Video
Release date: 6th June 2012
A new album by all-female super-group, Shonen Knife, entitled Pop Tune will be released on CD and digital download on 6th June. It features ten original songs (see below for listing and to hear samples), including ‘Osaka Rock City’, which has been selected as the theme song for the movie adaptation of Robin Shio’s “Soul Train Flower”, directed by Hiroshi Nishio and to be released later this year!
Bassist, Ritsuko, takes lead vocals on “Sunshine”, and drummer, Emi, takes lead vocals on “Psychedelic Life”. For all other tracks vocals are provided by guitarist, Naoko. This could well be their first full band masterpiece yet!
Orange version artwork by designer Mami Saitou for our UK/EU version!
- Welcome To The Rock Club
- Pop Tune
- Osaka Rock City
- All You Can Eat
- Paper Clip
- Psychedelic Life
- Mr. J
- Ghost Train
- Move On
Their new ‘Pop Tune’ outfits were designed by original member and Naoko’s sister, Atsuko!
Pop Tune promo video
Shonen Knife will be touring North America from June 2012 and UK/Europe in October – tour dates to be announced soon!
Pop Tune released by:
Japan : P-VINE
North America: Good Charamel Records
UK & Europe: damnably
Official Shonen Knife blog: www.shonenknife.net