Shonen Knife To Release “ALIVE! In Osaka” on May 4th

Chicago cult rock heroes Alkaline Trio have released E.P., a three-song single.

 


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Japan’s legendary punk pop princesses; SHONEN KNIFE, will be releasing ALIVE! In Osaka via Good Charamel Records in North America, Europe and The UK on May 4th 2017

The DVD/CD package was recorded live at Juso Fandango in Osaka, Japan in December of 2017 and includes 21 tracks from the band’s 3+ decade long career as Japan’s most loved Indie rock import.

Featuring classics such as “Twist Barbie”, “Bear Up Bison” and “Sushi Bar Song”, newer tracks like “Jump Into The New World” and “Rock N Roll Tee Shirt” as well as a cover of Nick Lowe’s classic “Cruel to be Kind”, the band is captured in their true element, entertaining fans in the city that made them who they are today.

ALIVE! In Osaka will be released as a limited edition CD/DVD set, and will also be available digitally in audio and video formats for streaming and download.

Shonen Knife has enjoyed sharing their ever-evolving career for decades, touring the world with rock royalty such as NirvanaSonic YouthBMX Bandits and Redd Kross. After 36 years, the band still receives rave reviews from outlets like Noisey who said, “Japan’s Shonen Knife certainly aren’t acting their age… Full of shimmering girl group melodies and immediately hummable guitar lines, ‘Jump Into The New World’ will make you leave you bummers behind”

With incendiary and icon-building appearances on LollapaloozaMTV’s 120 MinutesBeavis & Butthead as well as a well-received tribute to The Carpenters where they covered “Top of the World“, Shonen Knife have secured their rock solid cult status as they march into the future.

SHONEN KNIFE 2018 UK/SCOTLAND TOUR

                                04/01       Cardiff                   The Gate

                                04/03      Exeter                  Exeter Phoenix

                                04/04      Southampton       The Joiners

                                0405        Guildford               The Boiler Room

                                04/06      Bournemouth       Sound Circus

                                04/07       Brighton               Patterns

                                04/10        Colchester           Colchester Arts

                                04/11        Cambridge            The Portland Arms

                                04/12       Norwich               Norwich Art Center

                                04/13       London                 The Garage

                                04/14       Bedford                 Esquires

                                04/15       Birmingham           Hare and Hounds

                                04/17        Reading               Sub89

                                04/18        Bristol                  Exchange

                                04/19         Nottingham         Bodega Nottingham

                                04/20         Manchester        Night and Day Cafe

                                04/24         Hull                      Adelphi

                                04/25         Sheffield             The Plug

                                04/26         Leeds                 Brudnell Social Club

                                04/27          York                    Fibbers

                                05/01          Edinburgh          Summer Hall

                                05/02          Aberdeen           The Lemon Tree

                                05/03          Glasgow             Stereo