Who the Heck Are Tokyo Jihen?
Sometimes, you're roaming around the internet, and something catches your eye. News dropped today that the group Tokyo Jihen have broken up. I do not know this band. Who are they?
Thanks to the internet, I can get caught up, quick!
Tokyo Jihwn ia a band fronted by bilingual singer Shiina Ringo. Through sampling their songs and videos, you can spot a ton of musical influences. Tokyo Jihen is jazzy, soulful, playful, and make music in English, as well as Japanese.
Tokyo Jihen hasn't been a group for that long. They formed in the mid-00s, and now they've called it a day.
We still have the music, though. Here are two of their English language performances.