Frank Chickens

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Kazuko Hohki (with Tomoko Minamazaki and Ray Hogan) in rehearsal with Frank Chickens in 1998

Frank Chickens are a female Japanese musical group based in London, who have performed songs mainly in English from 1982.[1]

The single "Blue Canary" was number 42 in BBC DJ John Peel's 1984 Festive Fifty, a poll of his listeners' favourite tracks of the year.[2]

In 1989 they hosted a television chat show on Channel 4 entitled Kazuko's Karaoke Klub.[3]

One of the founders of the group, Kazuko Hohki performs as a theatre artist and performance artist.

In 2010, Frank Chickens were nominated for, and won, the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy God Award.[4]

Discography[edit]

Singles

  • "We Are Ninja" / "Fujiyamamama", (Kaz 1984)
  • "We Are Ninja (Not Geisha)", (Kaz 1984)
  • "Blue Canary", (Kaz 1984)
  • "Blue Canary" (12"), (Kaz 1984)
  • "Yellow Toast", (Kaz 1987)
  • "Do the Karaoke" / "Jackie Chan", (Kaz 1989)
  • "Annabella" / "Different", (Eggy Pop 1996)
  • "We Are Ninja Remix Collection ", (Ninja Tune 2000)

Albums

Compilations

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frank Chickens performance schedule". Frank Chickens. Retrieved July 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Keeping it Peel, John Peel, Peel, Festive 50, 1984". BBC. Retrieved July 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ Guardian Media Monkey. Retrieved 23 November 2013
  4. ^ "Frank Chickens win 'Comedy God' award". BBC. August 30, 2010. Retrieved August 30, 2010. 

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