Japan

UK new wave band. Formed 1974. Disbanded 16 December 1982
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Japan Biography (Wikipedia)

Japan were an English new wave band formed in 1974 in Catford, South London by David Sylvian (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Steve Jansen (drums), Richard Barbieri (keyboards) and Mick Karn (bass guitar). Initially a glam rock-inspired band, Japan developed their sound and androgynous look to incorporate electronic music and foreign influences, eventually becoming an influence on the UK's early-1980s New Romantic scene.

Japan achieved success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, releasing nine UK Top 40 hits, including the 1982 Top 5 hit single "Ghosts", and scoring a UK Top 5 with the live album Oil on Canvas (1983). The band split in December 1982, just as they were beginning to experience commercial success in the UK and abroad. Its members went on to pursue other musical projects, though they reformed briefly in the early 1990s under the name Rain Tree Crow, releasing an album in 1991.

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The Art Of Parties
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The Art Of Parties
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I Second That Emotion
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I Second That Emotion
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Life In Tokyo
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Life In Tokyo
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Quiet Life
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Quiet Life
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Gentlemen Take Polaroids
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Gentlemen Take Polaroids
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All Tomorrow's Parties
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All Tomorrow's Parties
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Ghosts
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Ghosts
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Sons Of Pioneers
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Sons Of Pioneers
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Cantonese Boy
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Cantonese Boy
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Surburban Berlin
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Surburban Berlin
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European Son
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European Son
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Visions Of China
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Visions Of China
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Adolescent Sex
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Adolescent Sex
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