Pizzicato Five

Pizzicato Five | ピチカート・ファイヴ | ぴちかーと・ふぁいぶ

Name in Japanese: ピチカート・ファイヴ, ぴちかーと・ふぁいぶ

AKA: P5, Pizzicato 5

Years Active: 1979 - Present

Members: Yasuharu Konishi, Maki Nomiya

Luminaries of the much-hyped Shibuya-kei scene, the Pizzicato Five's music combines Burt Bacharach songcraft with go-go kitsch; chanteusy murmurings backed by an updated pastiche of everything that was fabulous about the 60s. The band was formed in 1979 by Yasuharu Konishi and Keitaro Takanami, students at Aoyama University in Tokyo's posh Aoyama district. Konishi and Takanami, along with fellow student Ryo Kamamiya recruited vocalist Mamiko Sasaki in 1984, completing the group's first full...

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