Prague (band)

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Prague
Origin Japan
Genres Rock
Years active 2006 (2006)—present
Labels Ki/oon Records (Japan)
Website praguemusic.jp
Members Yuta Suzuki
Kensuke Ito
Tsuguhito Konno

Prague (プラハ Puraha?) is a Japanese three-piece rock band formed in 2006. In September 2009, they signed with Sony Music Japan's Ki/oon Records and made their major-label debut.[1]

Members[edit]

  • Yuta Suzuki (鈴木 雄太 Suzuki Yuta?) - vocals, guitar
    • Birthdate: April 20, 1986
  • Kensuke Ito (伊藤 賢佑 Ito Kensuke?) - drums
    • Birthdate: November 20, 1986
  • Tsuguhito Konno (金野 倫仁 Konno Tsuguhito?) - bass
    • Birthdate: May 27, 1986
    • Nickname: Konpi (こんぴー?)

Biography[edit]

The band first formed when all three members were attending the same music college. Suzuki and Ito, classmates since high school, were introduced to bassist Konno through a mutual friend, and in 2006 they began playing around Tokyo under the name Sound Coordination. In 2009, they signed with Ki/oon Records and released their first major-label single, Slow Down.[2] The band's second single, Light Infection, was featured as the opening theme during Season 4 of the anime series Gin Tama. The band's fourth single, Balance Doll, is currently used as the eighteenth ending theme of the anime series Gin Tama.

History[edit]

  • 2006
    • Prague forms
  • 2009
    • September 9 First single, Slow Down, released via Ki/oon Records
    • December 9 2nd single, Light Infection, released. Hits 25th on the Oricon charts.
    • December 29 Appear at the Countdown Japan 09/10 festival.
  • 2010
    • Prague presents "Light Infection" Tour starts
    • May 12 3rd single, Distort, released
    • June 29 Special free concert Perspective at Shibuya Quattro
    • July 14 1st album Perspective released
    • July 27, August 31, September 28 Prague Monthly Sessions "Fire Fire Fire" concert series
    • August 7 Appear at the Rock in Japan Festival 2010
    • December 28 Appear at Countdown Japan 10/11 festival
  • 2011
    • January 15 Volume 1 of Prague-Stream, the band's semi-regular Ustream concert series
    • May 26 Solo concert at Shimokitazawa Shelter

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Slow Down - (September 9, 2009)
  • Light Infection - (December 9, 2009)
  • Distort - (May 12, 2010)
  • Balance Doll - (August 10, 2011)
  • Dasso no Season - (November 21, 2012)

Albums[edit]

  • Perspective (July 14, 2010)
  • Hanataba (March 11, 2011)
  • Akegata no Metaphor (October 26, 2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prague | 3rd stone form the sun". 3rdstones.com. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Arts & Entertainment | Prague". Metropolis. 2010-06-03. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 

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