Shonen Knife have announced a new album and tour for 2012. The new recording, “Pop Tune” – will be released on June 6 in Japan on P-Vine Records, North America Good Charamel Records and the U.K./Europe on Damnably Records.
Featuring ten original songs, including ”ËOsaka Rock City’, which has been selected as the theme song for the movie adaptation of Robin Shio’s “Soul Train Flower”Â directed by Hiroshi Nishio and out in cinemas in Japan later this year! Ritsuko takes lead vocals on “Sunshine”Â, and Emi takes lead vocals on “Psychadelic Life”Â, this could well be their first full band masterpiece yet!
At this stage only the US dates have been confirmed – full European tour dates are expected to be released very shortly.