Tag Archive: Swinging Popsicle

Jul 25 2017

Swinging Popsicle spreads Joy at special one-man live


Swinging Popsicle held an intimate, limited-access one-man live at Tokyo’s Mona Records on July 22, 2017. The concert featured some of the band’s most popular hits from their two decades together, and fans received a special venue-only CD single featured a re-recording of the band’s debut single “Joy Of Living”, first released twenty years ago …

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Feb 13 2016

Swinging Popsicle – Small Blue Sailboat (lyric video)


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Jan 12 2016

Swinging Popsicle’s flow EP now available worldwide


Swinging Popsicle’s latest EP flow is now available for streaming and download in 119 countries via services such as iTunes, Spotify, KKBox, Rhapsody, Amazon, and Google Play. The six-song EP featuring “Small Blue Sailboat” and “At Christmastime” was released in Japan last month as part of the band’s continuing 20th Anniversary celebration, which will span …

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Dec 16 2015

Swinging Popsicle releases Mobile Phone lyric video


J-Pop band Swinging Popsicle has released a lyric video for the song “mobile phone”, included on the band’s latest EP flow. As their 20th anniversary celebration continues, Swinging Popsicle is featured on this month’s cover of Japan’s “Popsicle Clip” magazine, which includes an interview with band members Hironobu Hirata, Mineko Fujishima, and Osamu Shimada. flow …

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Dec 01 2015

Swinging Popsicle – flow (Review)


Swinging Popsicle flow Review by David Cirone The first year of Swinging Popsicle’s 20th anniversary (they’re celebrating the three-year period from their formation in 1995 to their major label debut in 1997) closes out with the release of the mini-album flow. It’s been a long wait since 2007′s go on, with 2009′s Loud Cut compilation …

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Nov 19 2015

Swinging Popsicle to release new album flow in December


J-Pop band Swinging Popsicle has announced the release of their new album flow at the end of this year as part of the band’s 20th Anniversary . The 6-track album will feature 3 new songs, 2 previously-released digital-only singles, “at Christmastime” and “mobile phone”, and a cover of The Jackson 5′s “I’ll Be There” with …

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May 23 2015

Swinging Popsicle performs 20th Anniversary Live with advantage Lucy


J-Pop indies band Swinging Popsicle performed a special double-anniversary live show with longtime friends advantage Lucy on April 29, 2015 at Club Que in Tokyo. The band treated fans to popular hits from their extensive catalog, including tracks “Joy of Living” from their debut Sony album and “(a) Slow Star” from their SUMAGA video game …

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Feb 21 2015

Swinging Popsicle opens 20th Anniversary website


Japanese pop-rock band Swinging Popsicle, veterans of multiple U.S. anime conventions (Fanime, New York Anime Festival, Anime Mid-Atlantic), have launched a “20th Anniversary 2015-2017″ website in celebration of their three phases of debuts: 1995 – Swinging Popsicle is formed 1996 – Indie debut 1997 – Major debut (Sony Music) In addition to their regular live …

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Feb 03 2014

Swinging Popsicle releases digital single Do Your Homework (Remix)


J-Pop band Swinging Popsicle released their latest digital single “Do Your Homework (Remix)” last week on iTunes worldwide. Featuring vocalist Mineko Fujishima’s crystal-clear vocals and a dreamy, electro-bossa-nova melody, the remix of the original 2011 track was inspired by composer Hironobu Hirata’s recent work producing tracks for Nitroplus mascot and anime star Super Sonico. “Do …

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Sep 10 2013

Top 10 Swinging Popsicle Songs


With a sizable repertoire, Swinging Popsicle has a lot to choose from. Since their major-label debut on Sony Music in 1997, Swinging Popsicle has established a unique voice and steady level of quality, mixing hard rock, soft rock, shoegazer, and trippy experimental music. The band has visited America a few times (Fanime MusicFest, New York …

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