PLASTICS – COPY (1979)

lyrics by TOSHI | music by HAJIME

Perhaps the most famous Japanese New Wave band, Plastics caught the attention of members of Talking Heads and The B-52s, who helped them to secure an American distribution deal. Their debut, Welcome Plastics, was ranked by Rolling Stone as one of the top 20 Japanese albums ever. And then, just like that, after extensive touring in the USA – it had all fallen apart by 1981.

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