The world No.1 band, Shonen Knife!
Released on Jan. 6th, 2010 in Japan!
A simple, friendly but very cool!! Unrivaled new album!
It's hard, pop, mellow and ketch... very unique characteristic sound!
This is just a rock'n'roll exhibition!
"The 50 kaitenz" joined as backing vocals.
1. Perfect Freedom
2. Rock’n’roll Cake
3. Economic Crisis
4. Do You Happen To Know
6. An Old Stationary Shop
7. Monster Jellyfish
9. Love Song
PCD-25106 \2,625 (tax incl.)
「Super Group」(2008)SONG LIST:
1. Super Group 2. Slug 3. Muddy Bubbles Hell 4. Deer Biscuits 5. BBQ Party 6. Pyramid Power 7. Time Warp 8. Na Na Na 9. Your Guitar 10. Jet
The world famous all female band Shonen Knife came back to a three piece!!
A new bassist Ritsuko joined to the band and became a trio again since the original line up.
This album went back to the starting point.
This is their 14th very much ROCK album!
“What a fantastic thing ROCK is!” --- Naoko
「fun! fun! fun!」(2007)SONG LIST:
1. Gravity Zero Gravity 2. Barnacle 3. Flu 4. Ramones Forever 5. Las Vegas 6. Birthday 7. Popcorn 8. I Wanna Eat Cookies 9. Southern Islands 10. Good Night
Naoko who loves not only punk but British beat and American pops shows her ability as a melody maker.
Adding an essence of pop on the recent albums like “GENKI SHOCK!”, this album became the work of the highest quality with very unique world of her lyrics.
「Tribute to Shonen Knife - Fork and Spoon」(2006)SONG LIST:
1. Elmer Elevator(Basement Tape) / Hiroto Komoto 2. Ridding On The Rocket / bloodthirsty butchers 3. E.S.P. / BEAT CRUSADERS 4. Secret Dance / Masatoshi Mashima 5. Concrete Animals / eastern youth 6. Burning Farm / Zoobombs 7. Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme / Kazumi Nikaido 8. Miracles / MO'SOME TONEBENDER 9. Buddha's Face / DMBQ 10. Elmer Elevator / Hiroto Komoto 11. Insect Collector / Seiichi Yamamoto PCD-25043 ￥2,625
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Shonen Knife, tribute album was released!
Famous popular Japanese artists who related Shonen Knife covered their songs.
Everybody loves Shonen Knife!!
「Live in Osaka」(2006)SONG LIST:
1. Opening 'Mango Juice'～ Konnichiwa 2. A Map Master 3. Twist Barbie 4. Flying Jelly Attack 5. Lazy Bone 6. Anime Phenomenon 7. Concrete Animals 8. Tomato Head 9. Wonder Wine 10. Girl's Rock 11. Crossword 12. Cookie Day 13. Banana Chips 14. Rubber Band 15. E.S.P. 16. Orange San 17. Explosion! 18. Ridding On The Rocket 19. Giant Kitty 20. Golden Years of Rock'n'Roll 21. Herbs 22. Cobra Vs. Mongoose PCD-25044 ￥2,625
There are big followers of Shonen Knife all over the world.
This is their first LIVE album.
They are an excellent live band!!
「GENKI SHOCK!」(2005)SONG LIST:
1. Introduction 2. S*P*A*M 3. Jeans Blue 4. Anime Phenomenon 5. Spider House 6. My Magic Glasses 7. The Queen Of Darkness 8. Forest Walk 9. A World Atlas 10. Broccoli Man 11. Rock Society 12. Under My Pillow 13. Giant Kitty PCD-25029 ￥2,625
How nice ROCK is! “Genki Shock!” is a punkish album. The concept is Punk Pop. Using guitar, bass, drums and vocals, they create a keen sound like a knife. On the 10th song “Under my pillow”, Dean from Luna and Naoko duetted.
「Candy Rock」(2004)SONG LIST:
1.Mass Communication Breakdown 2. Messy Room 3. Wonder Land 4. Walrus (Seiuchi) 5. Virtual Reality 6. Crossword 7. Doubts (Na Zo) 8. Monkey Brand Oolong Tea WINN-82129 ￥1,800
Having originality, a unique view of lyrics and rich variety of sound, Shonen Knife is keeping active like a rolling stone. Their new album 'Candy Rock' is ready. It will be released on May the 22nd, 2003!!!
This album was recorded in Osaka as the last album 'Heavy Songs'. Naoko and Atsuko created this album along with guest musicians.
They didn't rely on technology like synthesizers or computers. Instead, they choose the simple ensemble of guitar, bass and drums. This is the true charm of rock music. No Synthesizers! Because of this "return to basics" approach "Candy Rock" can convey how wonderful rock music really is.
Please listen to it, especially the very interesting lyrics. Listening will make you feel cheerful and you'll have some fun at the same time.
「Heavy Songs」(2002)SONG LIST:
1. A Map Master 2. Ah, ah, ah 3. Golden Years Of Rock'n'roll 4. Rubber Band 5. Heavy Songs 6. A Boogie Monster 7. Mushroom Cut 8. Whatever 9. Pigmy Jerboa 10. An Elephant Insect 11. Computer Language 12. Mango Juice WINN-82101 ￥2,600
This album of new songs was released in February 2002, 2 years after "Strawberry Sound". With so many serious and negative tunes in the rock scene, this is a happy, positive and original ROCK album by Shonen Knife. You'll be sure to enjoy it.
「MILLENNIUM EDITION」(2001)SONG LIST:
1. Wild Life 2. Cookie Day 3. E. S. P. 4. It' A New Find 5. Fruits & Vegetables 6. People Traps 7. TV Commercial Song 8. One Week 9. Sushi Bar Song 10. Punk Rock Star 11. Banana Chips 12. Mysterious Drugstore 13. Daydream Believer 14. all I want for christmas……
All English greatest hits album. The song 'all I want for christmas…….' was written by Naoko and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth. "Day Dream Believer" is a cover of the song by the Monkees.
「Strawberry Sound」(2000)SONG LIST:
1. Side 1 2. Buggy Bug 3. Wild Life 4. Nya Nya 5. Gokiburu (pretend like a cockroach) 6. Super Big Black Bass 7. TV Commercial Song 8. Side 2 9. Punk Rock Star 10. Sesame 11. Kaiki Game (mysterious game) 12. Chinese Disco 13. Mosquitoes 14. Mayonnaise Addiction 15. Synthesizer (Bubble economy was bankrupt)
This is their 9th album. The band consisted of sisters Naoko and Atsuko Yamano. Expanding their style a bit, the music is not only guitar rock, but techno, disco and funk music. Rodney Alan Greenblat created the artwork for the jacket.
「Wonder World Vol.1」(1999)Participating bands:
LOTUS, RADIBOA, MOTOR ★PSYCHO, Bitter Hatch, Tampatsu Aniki, Slow Divers, SOLAR, WORLD WIDE LOVE, CREEP, The Kokesshies
This is a compilation album of the bands recommended by Shonen Knife. The Kokesshies became popular for 'Pikmin'.
「Happy Hour」(1998)SONG LIST:
1. Shonen Knife 2. Konnichiwa 3. Cookie Day 4. Hot Chocolate 5. Sushi Bar Song 6. Fish Eyes 7. Banana Chips 8. Dolly 9. Jackalope 10. Gyoza 11. Catch Your Bus 12. People Traps 13. His Pet 14. Cookie Day (English Version) 15. Sushi Bar Song (Eng. Ver.) 16. Banana Chips (Eng. Ver.) 17. Dolly (Eng. Ver.) 18. People Traps (Eng. Ver.)
This is their 8th album. Yoshitomo Nara created the artwork for the jacket. "Konnichiwa" and "Sushi Bar Song" are included in this great set of songs. "Konnichiwa" is played at the beginning of live shows since this Japanese word in English means "Hello". "Sushi Bar Song" includes the talents of The Presidents Of The United States singing backup vocals.
「Ultra Mix」(1998)SONG LIST:
1. Wonder Wine 'Sweet Robots Mix' remixed by Towa Tei 2. Wind Your Spring 'Bis mix' 3. Magic Joe 'Ken Ishii mix' 4. Keep On Rockin' 'Alec Empire mix' 5. Tower Of The Sun 'Hide mix' 6. Hot Chocolate 'Stereo Lab mix' 7. Buddha's Face 'Buffalo Daughter mix' 8. E. S. P. 'Shonen Knife featuring Bison Brothers' mix'
The second remix album. As with the previous release, Kozic created the beautiful artwork for the Jacket. Many great musicians participated in the remix of this music.
「IT'S A NEW FIND」(1997)SONG LIST:
1. It's A New Find (English Version) 2. Hot Chocolate 3. Anyway You Want It 4. Mysterious Drug Store 5. It's A New Find (Japanese Ver.) 6. Hot Chocolate (Stereo Lab mix) 7. It's A New Find (English. I've gone there mix)
Sit back and enjoy the many versions of the great song "It's A New Find". "Anyway You Want It" is a cover of the song by the '70's band Angel.
「Super Mix」(1997)SONG LIST:
1. Shonen Knife 'Keigo Oyamada mix' 2. Parrott Polynesia 'Keiichi Sokabe mix' 3. Elephant Pao Pao 'Takkyu Ishino mix' 4. Cannibal Papaya 'Thurston Moor mix' 5. Insect Collector 'skmt mix' 6. Burning Farm ? Banana Leaf 'Moichi Kuwahara mix + Haiku Sense Ink.' 7. Twist Barbie 'Rodger Manning mix' 8. Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme 'Shonen Knife mix'
The first remix album of Shonen Knife. Fantastic mixes by fantastic remixers!
「Brand New Knife」(1996)SONG LIST:
1. Explosion! 2. Wind Your Spring 3. The Perfect World 4. E. S. P. 5. Loop De Loop 6. Wonder Wine 7. Magic Joe 8. Fruits & Vegetables 9. Tower Of The Sun 10. Keep On Rockin' 11. Frog phobia 12. Buddha's Face 13. One Week
Shonen Knife's 7th album is a guitar-driven, ultimate rock album. The album was produced by The Robb Brothers. (Lemonheads, Buffalo Tom), and features the singles 'E. S. P.' & 'Explosion!'.
「GREATEST HISTORY」(1995)SONG LIST:
1. Brown Mushrooms (English Version) 2. Riding On The Rocket (Eng. ver.) 3. Elmer Elevator 4, Butterfly Boy (Freefall mix) 5. Fruit Loop Dreams (Acoustic version) 6. Ice Cream City 7. Little Tree (Vivaldy Groove) 8. Quavers 9. Animal Song 10. Another Day (Eng. Ver.) 11. Neon Zebra (Eng. Ver.) 12. Burning Farm (long version)
MVCD25001 \ 2,427
1. (Love Is Like A) Heat wave 2. Don't Hurt My Little Sister 3. Till The End Of The Day 4. Boys 5. Goose Steppin' Mama MVCD17001 \1,650
「Rock Animals」(1993)SONG LIST:
1. Concrete Animals 2. Little Tree 3. Butterfly Boy 4. Strawberry Cream Puff 5. Tomato Head 6. Another Day 7. Brown Mushrooms 8. Johnny Johnny Johnny 9. Catnip Dream 10. Cobra Versus Mongoose 11. Music Square
The title of this album says it all. Shonen Knife aims for guitar rock on this 6th album, with classic songs like "Brown Mushrooms", "Tomato Head", and "Butterfly Boy". (featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth).
「Do The Knife」(1992)
「Let's Knife」(1992)SONG LIST:
1. Riding On The Rocket 2. Get The Wow 3. Twist Barbie 4. Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme 5. Antonio Baka Guy 6. Ah, Singapore 7. Flying Jelly Attack 8. Black Bass 9. Cycling Is Fun 10. Watchin' Girl 11. I Am A Cat 12. Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme 13. Devil House 14. Insect Collector 15. Burning Farm
Shonen Knife's 5th album, and Major Label debut. "Let's Knife" features new versions of 12 classic Shonen Knife songs, and new songs like "Black Bass" & "I Am A Cat".
1. Shonen Knife 2. Lazybone 3. Diet Run 4. Blue Oyster Cult 5. Rain 6. The Luck Of The Irish 7. My Favorite Town 8. Faith Healer 9. Redd Kross 10. White Flag 11. Super Star 12. Expo 90's 13. Fruit Loop Dreams 14. Moon World 15. Cooking Story
This pioneering album explores a variety of rock styles & guest musicians, including the Super Session with Redd Kross ("Rain" and "Luck Of The Irish") The 4th album begins with a Rap song called "Shonen Knife", and features SK classics like "Lazybone" & "Fruit Loop Dreams".
「PRETTY LITTLE BAKA GUY」(1986)SONG LIST:
1. Bear Up Bison 2. Summertime Boogie 3. I Wanna Eat Chocobars 4. Public Bath 5. Devil House 6. Antonio Baka Guy 7. Ice Cream City 8. Ah, Singapore 9. Riding On The Rocket 10. Kappa Ex. 11. Fish Parade 12. Cherry Bomb
The 3rd time is the charm of Shonen Knife. "Pretty Little Baka Guy" features 10 wonderful song from the early Shonen Knife, including "Riding On The Rocket", "Bear Up Bison" & "Kappa Ex.". These favorites are still played at Shonen Knife live concerts.
1. An Angel Has Come 2. Cycling Is Fun 3. Elmer Elevator 4. Banana Leaf 5. Chinese Song 6. Flying Jelly Attack 7. Cannibal Papaya 8. Insect Collector 9. Bye Bye 10. Dali's Sunflower (Kocyclon version) 11. Secret Dance 12. Flying Saucer Attack
Shonen knife returns with a more sharpened 2nd album. More & more people hear this exciting new music, and the number of Knife fans grows larger. "Yamano Attchan" includes SK classics like "Flying Jelly Attack" & "In sect Collector".
「Burning Farm」(1983)SONG LIST:
1. Miracles 2. Parallel Woman 3. Twist Barbie 4. Elephant Pao Pao 5. Tortoise Brand Pot Cleaner's Theme 6. Animal Song 7. One Day Of The Factory 8. Burning Farm 9. Parrott Polynesia 10. Watchin' Girl 11. Banana Fish 12. Ukkari Hachibei 13. I Wanna Be Sedated
A new era of music begins with Shonen Knife's 1st album. Three young women from Osaka Japan join together to write & play songs. Shonen Knife's unaffected, unpretentious rock makes a giant impact on the music scene, and on music fans worldwide. "Burning Farm" is a strong collection of songs, highlighted by the fan favorite "Twist Barbie".
「SHONEN KNIFE US TOUR '97Blast Off！」(1997)1. Shonen Knife 2. E. S. P. 3. Wonder Wine 4. Magic Joe 5. Loop Di Loop 6. Wind Your Spring 7. Explosion! 8. Keep On Rockin' 9. Lazybone 10. Frogphobia 11. Fruits & Vegetables 12. Buddha's Face 13. One Week 14. It's A New Find 15. E. S. P. 16. Wonder Wine 17. Redd Kross (Video VHS MVVH 6 DVD UPBG 1074)
This documentary features live performances of Shonen knife 's 1997 tour of the U.S. and Canada, and a collection of SK music videos. Directed by David Markey (Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Redd kross). Re-issued on DVD.
「Orange Sun ('Orange no taiyo' in Japanese)」(2001)SONG LIST:
1. Orange Sun 2. Herbs 3. Top Of The World BF-3CD \1,380. ? without tax
A strong rock song, with a strong lyric to match. This Shonen Knife CD single was released from the record label 'Burning Farm' which is supervised by Naoko. The cod also includes a new recording of "Top Of The World". (originally a hit for the Carpenters). This version is used on a Japanese TV series.
「all I want for christmas」(1999)SONG LIST:
1. all I want for christmas……. 2. Cannibal Papaya (remixed by Thurston Moore) 3. all I want for christmas……. instrumental vibe version (remixed by Shonen Knife) [lyrics: Thurston Moore / music: Naoko Yamano / perform: Shonen Knife]
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In 1999, Shonen knife became Naoko & Atsuko. Naoko asked Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth to write a song with her, and the result was this fun & rockin' Christmas single.
1. E. S. P. 2. Loop Di Loop 3. E. S. P. (English version) 4. E. S. P. (Karaoke version)
「Wonder Wine」(1996)SONG LIST:
1. Wonder Wine 2. Merman 3. Wind Your Spring