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Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife

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Shonen Knife: Shonen Knife

Review by Chuck Eddy, Rolling Stone, 6 September 1990

SHONEN KNIFE consists of three young Japanese women who play some of the happiest, snappiest rock & roll ever to bounce off a satellite dish. ...

Shonen Knife: Pretty Little Baka Guy & Live in Japan (Rockville)

Review by Chuck Eddy, Spin, June 1991

WHAT REALLY puts the pop-rockettes in Japan's legendary Shonen Knife light-years ahead of such inconsequential Western frauds as "Lush" (how Shonen Knife would pronounce Rush) ...

Shonen is a Punk Locker!

Interview by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 11 January 1992

LAST YEAR in America a tribute album devoted to SHONEN KNIFE came out, with all the usual suspects like Sonic Youth on it. ...

Shonen Knife: Naughty But Knife

Interview by Nick Coleman, Time Out, 18 November 1992

Their songs have titles like 'Flying Jelly Attack' but Shonen Knife claim it's all serious stuff. As London succumbs to a Japanese arts invasion, Nick ...

Shonen Knife: Dagger Dagger Hey!

Profile and Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 21 November 1992

Do SHONEN KNIFE have some sinister masterplan to conquer Planet Pop or are they just a happy freakshow? STEVEN WELLS pulls on his combat fatigues ...

Shonen Knife: ULU, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 2 December 1992

TOKYO APPARENTLY has a flourishing indie scene, and female trio Shonen Knife are its stars. Their popularity certainly emphasises the cultural gap between East and ...

Shonen Knife: Let's Knife (Virgin)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, March 1993

ALMOST TEN YEARS since its recordings first invaded the U.S. as a Japanese import in late 1983, Osaka, Japan's punkiest Barbie doll fans are finally ...

Shonen Knife: Rock Animals (Virgin)

Review by Pat Blashill, Details, February 1994

SHONEN KNIFE are insanely cute; it's both their blessing and their curse. ...

Shonen Knife: Osaka Ramones

Review by Steve LaBate, Paste, 10 January 2012

WHEN THEIR FIRST HOMEMADE CASSETTE came out in Japan in 1982, who woulda thought that Shonen Knife would still be around, making records and touring ...


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