Frederic (band)

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Frederic
Also known as フレデリック
Origin Kobe, Japan
Genres Rock
Years active 2009–present
Labels A-Sketch (2014-present)
Website frederic-official.com
Members
  • Kenji Mihara
  • Koji Mihara
  • Ryuji Akagashira
  • Takeru Takahashi
Past members
  • kaz.

Frederic (フレデリック) is a Japanese rock band from Kobe formed in 2009. The band is signed to A-Sketch Music Label and has, as of 2015, released 4 EPs and multiple singles. In 2015, Frederic won the Kansai block local award at the 7th CD Shop Awards for their album oddloop.[1] This album was released on September 24, 2014 and was also their debut at a major record label.

Members[edit]

Frederic currently consists of:[2][3]

  • Kenji Mihara (三原健司, Mihara Kenji) – Vocals, guitar
  • Koji Mihara (三原康司, Mihara Kōji) – Bass, vocals
  • Ryuji Akagashira (赤頭隆児, Akagashira Ryūji) – Guitar
  • Takeru Takahashi (高橋武, Takahashi Takeru) - Drums[4]

Kenji and Koji are twin brothers.

Former members:[5]

  • kaz. – Drums

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak positions
JPN
[6]
Frederhythm (フレデリズム, Furederizumu)
  • Released: 19 October 2016 (JPN)
  • Label: A-Sketch
  • Formats: CD, digital download
7

Extended Plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak positions
JPN
[6]
Shinda Sakana no Youna Me o Shita Sakana no Youna Ikikata wa Shinai (死んだサカナのような眼をしたサカナのような生き方はしない)
  • Released: 12 December 2011 (JPN)
  • Label: Self-published*
  • Formats: CD
Uchū ni Muchū (うちゅうにむちゅう)
  • Released: 12 March 2014 (JPN)
  • Label: Mash A&R
  • Formats: CD, digital download
89
oddloop
  • Released: 24 September 2014 (JPN)
  • Label: A-Sketch
  • Formats: CD, digital download
73
OWARASE NIGHT
  • Released: 6 May 2015 (JPN)
  • Label: A-Sketch
  • Formats: CD, digital download
16
OTOTUNE
  • Released: 25 November 2015 (JPN)
  • Label: A-Sketch
  • Formats: CD, digital download
46
*^ Live venue limited sale

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Single details Peak positions
JPN
[6]
"Hitsuji no Uta" (ヒツジのうた)
  • Released: Unknown
  • Label: Unknown
  • Formats: CD
"Shimauma/Metro" (シマウマ/メトロ)
  • Released: 19 September 2009 (JPN)
  • Label: Self-published
  • Formats: Digital download
"Sukima ni Haireba Kowakunai" (スキマに入れば怖くない)
  • Released: 17 November 2010 (JPN)
  • Label: E-Development Records
  • Formats: CD
"Mushakusha Shite Yatta" (むしゃくしゃしてやった)
  • Released: 6 April 2013 (JPN)
  • Label: Self-published*
  • Formats: CD
"Kōkai wa Shiteinai" (後悔はしていない)
  • Released: 6 July 2013 (JPN)
  • Label: Self-published*
  • Formats: CD
"SPAM Seikatsu/Puroresu Gokko no Hula Hoop" (SPAM生活/プロレスごっこのフラフープ)
  • Released: 14 August 2013 (JPN)
  • Label: Unknown
  • Formats: LP
"Odoru Sweater" (踊るセーター)
  • Released: 23 February 2014 (JPN)
  • Label: Self-published*
  • Formats: CD
"oddloop e.p."
  • Released: 24 September 2014 (JPN)
  • Label: HMV Record Shop
  • Formats: LP
"Only Wonder" (オンリーワンダ, Onrī Wanda)
  • Released: 15 May 2016 (JPN)
  • Label: A-Sketch
  • Formats: CD, digital download
16[7]
"Kanashii Ureshii" (かなしいうれしい)
  • Released: 16 August 2017
  • Label: A-Sketch
  • Formats: CD, digital download
14[8]
*^ Live venue limited sale

References[edit]

  1. ^ "» 第7回 全日本CDショップ店員組合". cdshop-kumiai.jp (in Japanese). 2015-03-09. Archived from the original on 2015-03-15. Retrieved 2015-07-12.
  2. ^ "[フレデリック]". frederic-official.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  3. ^ "フレデリック FREDERIC OFFICIAL WEB SITE". frederic-official.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  4. ^ "フレデリック - Posts". facebook.com (in Japanese). 2017-05-08. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  5. ^ "フレデリックから大切なお知らせ". frederic-official.com (in Japanese). 2015-09-07. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  6. ^ a b c "フレデリック". Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  7. ^ "Onrī Wanda" オンリーワンダー [Only Wonder]. Oricon. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Kanashii Ureshii" かなしいうれしい. Oricon. Retrieved 20 October 2017.

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