The Novembers

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THE NOVEMBERS
Origin Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
Genres
Years active 2005–present
Labels
Website the-novembers.com
Members Kobayashi Yusuke
Matsumoto Kengo
Takamatsu Hirofumi
Yoshiki Ryousuke

THE NOVEMBERS is a four-piece Japanese alternative rock band.
A preceding band was first formed in 2002 by Kobayashi Yusuke and Takamatsu Hirofumi.[1]

Subsequently, the preceding band disbanded in 2005, and "The Novembers" was officially formed in March 2005 with Kobayashi and Takamatsu joined first by drummer Yoshiki Ryousuke in August 2005, before its current lineup solidified in October 2005 with the arrival of Matsumoto Kengo.[2]
The band released two demo albums in 2006 before making its indie debut on UK Project's Daizawa Record with the release of their album, "The Novembers" in November, 2007.[3]

Members[edit]

  • Yūsuke Kobayashi (小林祐介, born December 18, 1985) – vocals, guitar, keyboards - now also vocalist in DECAYS
  • Kengo Matsumoto (ケンゴマツモト, born June 1983) – guitar, keyboards
  • Hirofumi Takamatsu (高松浩史, born November 19, 1985) – bass
  • Ryousuke Yoshiki (吉木諒祐, born November 1, 1985) – drums

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Picnic (March 6, 2008)
  • Misstopia (March 10, 2010)
  • To (Melt Into) (August 3, 2011)
  • Zeitgeist (November 30, 2013)
  • Rhapsody in Beauty (October 15, 2014)
  • Hallelujah (September 21, 2016)

EPs[edit]

  • The Novembers (November 7, 2007)
  • Paraphilia (March 18, 2009)
  • Gift (November 7, 2012)
  • Fourth Wall (May 15, 2013)
  • Elegance (October 7, 2015)

Singles[edit]

  • "(Two) Into Holy" (August 3, 2011)
  • "今日も生きたね" Kyou mo ikita ne (May 14, 2014)
  • "「黒い虹」" Black Rainbow (July 21, 2016)

Demos[edit]

  • The Novembers (1st demo, August 13, 2005)
  • The Novembers (2nd demo, September 13, 2006)
  • The Novembers (3rd demo, October 13, 2006)

DVDs[edit]

  • "Tour Romance" Live At Studio Coast (May 13, 2015)

Compilations[edit]

  • College of Kitazawa No. 3 (コラージュ オブ 北沢3丁目) (30 May 2005)[4]
    • Concept album by Shimokitazawa Garage and enndisc
    • Track-2, Brooklyn Saishuu Deguchi (ブルックリン最終出口)
    • Track-10, She Lab Luck
  • V.A Hi-Style ~Itaku Version 01~ (20 February 2007)
    • High Line Record Compilation No. 1[5]
    • Track-03, Chernobyl
  • V.A Dip Tribute ~9faces~ (June 6, 2012)
    • Track-11, Human Flow
  • V.A. Nevermind Tribute (April 4, 2012)
    • Track-10, Stay Away
  • V.A Tribute VII -Rock Spirits- (December 18, 2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE NOVEMBERS Misstopia Interview". natalie.mu/. 2010. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  2. ^ "THE NOVEMBERS Profile". www.sound-tv.net/. 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  3. ^ "THE NOVEMBERS Artist Page". www.ukproject.com/. 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  4. ^ "College of Kitazawa No. 3". www.garage.or.jp/. 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 
  5. ^ "High Line Record HI-STYLE". www.highline.co.jp/. 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-27. 

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