Itching for new Japanese groups to listen to!
September 20, 2012 10:12 PM Subscribe
Give me some Japanese artists/songs (based on my musical preferences) that would help me learn Japanese/impress people at karaoke!
posted by Kamelot123 to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (9 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
I am really itching to discover some new Japanese music; I feel that I learn the most Japanese from listening to songs, and I have been listening to the same songs on my playlist a bit too often as of late.
Some of the Japanese groups I enjoy most are: Mr. Children (probably my favorite), Kobukuro, B'z, Superfly, Radwimps, Bump of Chicken, Tsukiko Amano, Utada Hikaru, Remioremon, X Japan. I really enjoy dramatic ballads, rock, and also poppy songs with good lyrics that inspire emotion (On the opposite side, I don't particularly like groups like AKB48).
If there is a song or group that you feel is a must-listen but does not sound like any of the bands I listen to, please lay it on me - I'd love to learn classics as well. Also, any of the groups I listed already are free game - I certainly haven't heard all of their songs, so tell me your favorites!
Looking forward to some recommendations!