Shonen Knife
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1981
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Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife Biography (Wikipedia)

Shonen Knife (Japanese: 少年ナイフ Hepburn: Shōnen Naifu, literally "Boy Knife") is a Japanese pop punk band formed in Osaka, in 1981. Heavily influenced by 1960s girl groups, pop bands, The Beach Boys, and early punk rock bands, such as the Ramones, the trio crafts stripped-down songs with simplistic lyrics sung both in Japanese and English.

Despite their pop-oriented nature, the trio maintains a distinctly underground garage rock sound rooted in edgy instrumentation and D.I.Y. aesthetics, which over the course of their long career has earned them a solid, worldwide cult following and made avid fans out of seminal 1990s alternative rock bands such as Sonic Youth, Nirvana, and Redd Kross. The band has been credited with making "the international pop underground more international" by "opening it up to bands from Japan". They have also performed as a Ramones tribute band under the name The Osaka Ramones.

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My Favorite Town Osaka
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My Favorite Town Osaka
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Space Christmas
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Space Christmas
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Capybara - 6Music Session 10/08/2011
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Capybara - 6Music Session 10/08/2011
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Perfect Freedom - 6Music Session 10/08/2011
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Perfect Freedom - 6Music Session 10/08/2011
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Super Group ( 6Music Session 10th Oct 2011)
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Super Group ( 6Music Session 10th Oct 2011)
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Riding On a Rocket - 6Music Session 10/08/2011
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Riding On a Rocket - 6Music Session 10/08/2011
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Riding On The Rocket
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Riding On The Rocket
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Capybara
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Capybara
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Cycling Is Fun
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Cycling Is Fun
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Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
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Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
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Top Of The World
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Top Of The World
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Twist Barbie (6 Music session 290318)
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Twist Barbie (6 Music session 290318)
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Rock N Roll T-Shirt (6 Music session 290318)
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Rock N Roll T-Shirt (6 Music session 290318)
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Ramen Rock (6 Music session 290318)
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Ramen Rock (6 Music session 290318)
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Hot Chocolate (Stereolab Remix)
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Hot Chocolate (Stereolab Remix)
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Blitzkrieg Bop
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Blitzkrieg Bop
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Antonio Baka Guy (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Antonio Baka Guy (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Boys (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Boys (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Watchin Girl (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Watchin Girl (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Flying Jelly Attack (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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Flying Jelly Attack (John Peel session 8th Dec 1991)
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White Flag
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White Flag
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Black Bass
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Black Bass
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Jump into the New World
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Jump into the New World
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Ah, Singapore
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Ah, Singapore
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Get The Wow (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 1 Sep 1992)
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Get The Wow (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 1 Sep 1992)
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Ramones Forever
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Ramones Forever
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Rock'n'roll T-Shirt
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Rock'n'roll T-Shirt
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Banana Chips
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Banana Chips
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Buttercup (I'm A Supergirl) (6Music Session 140416)
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Buttercup (I'm A Supergirl) (6Music Session 140416)
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Wasabi (Live Session
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Wasabi (Live Session
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Green Tangerine (Live Session)
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Green Tangerine (Live Session)
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Jump Into the New World (Live Session)
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Jump Into the New World (Live Session)
中谷美智枝
Top of the World
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Top of the World
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Wasabi
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Wasabi
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lml
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lml
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I Want To Be Sedated - South By South West 2005
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I Want To Be Sedated - South By South West 2005
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