Originated from Nara prefecture in 2010, THE ORAL CIGARETTES have gain popularity in Kansai Region with their highly energized live performances. The soulful lyrics written by lead singer Takuya Yamanaka and the carefully detailed musical arrangements won the band a steady growing number of fans within a short time frame.
Akira Murakami (Ba/Cho) 1991.3.28
Shigenobu Suzuki (Gt) 1990.10.11
Takuya Yamanaka (Vo/Gt) 1991.3.2
Masaya Nakanishi (Dr) 1983.7.10
In 2012, THE ORAL CIGARETTES sold out their final tour held in their hometown. They also successfully sold out 1 single and 2 mini album released under their indies label “ZIG ZAG RECORDS”. Their first 2 singles “mist…” and “Sakaurami Kozō” music videos has exceeded 50,000 views on YouTube.
The band gained national popularity when they emerged as grand champion of A-SKETCH/MASH A&R Audition in 2012 and officially debut in 2013 Summer with a Japan national wide CD release.
Well perceived “mist” and “Sakaurami Kozō” will get a new recording and together with an additional of 4 new songs, completes the mini new album, fully packed with the charisma of THE ORAL CIGARETTES.
Here’s a Video Message from THE ORAL CIGARETTES for Singapore ! Catch their LIVE performance on 22nd May 2014 (Thursday), JAPAN NIGHT in Music Matters 2014
Date: 22nd May 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 8pm onwards
Venue: Fountain Stage, Clarke Quay
Artist Line-up: Naoto Inti Raymi, CREAM, THE ORAL CIGARETTES
*Free outdoor event