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Swinging Popsicle is a three-member indie pop/rock band from Tokyo, Japan.Read More...
In 1995, Fujishima Mineko and Shimada Osamu met each other through a newspaper advert looking to start a band. The following year, they recorded and were able to participate on a Pony Canyon compilation album. They released their first indie album in 1997 and rose to #2 on the HMV Shibuya charts. Swinging Popsicle continues to release singles, albums, and mini-albums. They distribute some of their music through JapanFiles.com, an online music distributor of Japanese indie rock bands.
Their song "Satetsu no tou," track 4 from "fennec!" is the character image song for Akiha Tohno, one of the characters in Tsukihime, a visual novel game that became an anime and manga series.
Summer 2006, Swinging Popsicle's new song "Kanashii Shirabe (Sad Melody)" appeared on "CRACKER: compilation for a bittersweet love story," a CD that came with a Korean manga "Cracker."
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- I just wanna kiss you - 7,216 plays
- Nothing's gonna change my world - 4,376 plays
- Perfect Loop - 9,376 plays
- (a)SLOW STAR - 16,878 plays
- Stay by my side - 3,826 plays
- Rainbounds - 4,493 plays
- Girl meets Boy - 3,677 plays
- Chocolate Soul Music - 5,420 plays
- Go on - 2,840 plays
- Sad Tune - 1,540 plays