Shonen Knife Quotes
Osaka is the second largest city in Japan so we easily get imported record(s) from overseas. I'm very influenced by Amercian and British rock music. Also, I don't listen to much Japanese music. For me, living in Osaka has no influence on my music. There is one big music mainstream scene in Toyko. There is no such mainstream music scene in Osaka. There is only (an) underground music scene in Osaka. Shonen Knife is more like underground or alternative music than mainstream music in Japan.
My friends told me about the Beatles and I went to buy their music. After I listened to their music, I don't know why but I liked their music so much. After the Beatles, I started to listen to Kiss. Some songs of the Beatles are very rock and some are very pop. But for me, Kiss is very rock. I was influenced by Kiss also. Since then, I started to listen to British new wave bands like the Jam. Some bands have very nice melodies and I've been really influenced by them.
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