Japanese Pop Rock Band

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Japanese Pop Rock Band
Reasons to book this ACT
  • Japanese pop rock band popular with cultural festivals throughout the UK

  • Ken’s colourful indie-pop reflects his international upbringing

  • His songs recall everything from Nintendo soundtracks to bossa nova

  • Performed at the Brighton Japan Festival & Shibuya Chelsea Hotel, Tokyo

  • Based in London & available to perform at events worldwide

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Raised in London, Tokyo and Berlin, Ken’s colourful indie-pop reflects his international upbringing. His adventurously produced songs recall everything from Nintendo soundtracks to bossa nova but are underpinned by classic songwriting, with lyrics dealing with city life and a search for identity. He has released two albums, My Big Foot Over The Sky (2009) and Maps & Gaps (2013) and plays regularly with his band The Colors. 

Example of past events:
- Brighton Japan Festival, Brighton, UK (In collaboration with Moshimo restaurant)
- Roundhouse, London, UK (Roundhouse records label launch) 
- Old Blue Last, London, UK (Supporting the Virgins)
- Daikanyama Unit, Tokyo, Japan (Supporting Kenji Suzuki)
- Shibuya Chelsea Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
- Astra-Stube, Hamburg, Germany 
- Passage Cinema, Bremerhaven, Germany

"Openers Ken and the Colours were hard to dislike just on the sheer nature of their in-offensiveness. All shared benign smiles, general passivity and puppy-like good vibes. Ken and his friends like to keep things gentle.

Songs invariably started with Ken plucking some sub-samba Jose Feliciano type chords that would soon meander into familiar indie trappings as the Colours took lead from his doleful and wistful musings. Ken’s clearly a sensitive boy, but ultimately quite endearing."
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