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Girls Rock Band 5572320 Global Release of “Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta”

On October 5th rising international superstar girls rock band 5572320 conducted an global simultaneous release of 5572320’s second single, “Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta.”
If this is your first time hearing the name 5572320 ,please allow me a moment to provide a brief background.

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5572320 (go go nana ni san ni rei) the mysterious new girl band is a performance unit dubbing themselves members of Ebisu Private Junior High School and formed for the 50th anniversary of Coconut Sable. Their first single, “Half a Century Honor Student, “was released this past March, featured an line up different from traditional rock bands . This unusual combination included five guitarists and three drummers, for a super-heavy rock song. The music video was an instant success and went past 1.8M views within a week of its release, setting in motion this new world sensation known as the “mysterious girl band.”

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“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” is the group’s second single, and features an the making of this single features some of the best stars in this industry . Yoko Kanno was the composer .Kanno is best known for her work on the soundtracks for many major anime films, television series, live-action films, video games, and advertisements. The performing artists were KenKen, Hideki Aoyama, and Tsuneo Imahori. KenKen (Band RIZE) is one the most iconic names in Japanese music. Hideki Aoyama is a name that is familiar to BABYMETAL fans as he is known as the “God of Drums” for the KamiBand. Tsuneo Imahori is one of the best guitarists you could ask to perform on your work.

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The first impression you get from the music video for “Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” is that this video and song will become known as 5572320 Queen`s “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” takes the band through the trials and tribulations ,their innermost thoughts of being teenage girls transitioning from children to adults. It explores their inner conflict of whether one should embrace or resist change (should we grow up or stay a child ,you could ask yourself.)

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” was released internationally on October 5th and will be included only in Type A of their latest single “Super Hero”.

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Super Hero / Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku
Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” MV was directed by Sojiro Kamatani – affiliated with Qotori Film. Major directorial and art direction works include: “Suntory CC Lemon: Ninja High Schoolers” and “Soredemoshitai by Ken Hirai”

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Related links
ITunes Japan

5572320 official site
http://www.5572320.jp/

Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku official site
https://www.shiritsuebichu.jp/official/

Additional Notes.
Pure Idol Heart would like to thank Catchball, Inc. here in Tokyo for providing background information and photos for this article. Catchball is the public relations team for the mysterious new girl band 5572320
Catchball website: http://catch-ball.co.jp/

Source: http://pureidolheart.net/

Inoue Sonoko: A New Japanese Female Rising Rock Star

Please welcome Inoue Sonoko

Sonoko is a rising star in the music world having released her debut CD in April last year. One listen to this girl born in 1997, will instantly tell you that her mother trained this girl to sing well beyond her years.

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Sonoko got started in music by doing street concerts in elementary school, learning to write songs and play the guitar along the way. In November of her debut year 2013 she landed the main role in the drama ‘Y-O-U Yamabiko Ongaku Dokokai (kari)’. This drama success came as a big surprise to her agency as she didn`t tell them in advance of her plans to audition.

I saw a funny comment in English on one of her videos, were the commenter suggested that she should give it up and be a pop singer as she will never make it .Clearly they knew nothing about Sonoko or the success she has already achieved and it`s a good thing she didn`t become a pop singer.

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Sonoko held her first one-man live in the 6th grade drawing 100 people and within a year she had managed to achieve bigger followings and performing in bigger venues, all through the strengths of her live performances and self-produced CDs.

With her national career still in its early stages, the sky is the limits for this rising star.

Senkou Hanabi / Sonoko Inoue
Sonoko Inoue
Unmeisen Believer / Sonoko Inoue
Sonoko Inoue
Sorairo Blue / Sonoko Inoue
Sonoko Inoue

Source: Pure Idol Heart

Official Website www.inoue-sonoko.com
Twitter:https://twitter.com/inouesonoko

Inoue Sonoko Music Videos



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