Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife | 少年ナイフ | ショーネンナイフ

Name in Japanese: 少年ナイフ, ショーネンナイフ

Years Active: 1981 - Present

Members: Michie Nakatani, Atsuko Yamano, Naoko Yamano

Sisters Naoko and Atsuko Yamano joined with buddy Michie Nakatani in December of 1981 to form the band Shonen Knife.The Osaka based band played in livehouses in the Kansai area, and built up a following for their for their ultra-pop punk songs about food, animals and life in Japan, often in a mix of English and Japanese. Amongst their fans were foreigners who lived in Osaka. While still very much a local, indie band, they began gaining a following in the States. Amongst their earliest fans were...

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Websites: Official Site (English), Official Site (Japanese), Wikipedia (English), Wikipedia (Japanese), MySpace | add websites

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