Yasuko Onuki

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Yasuko Onuki
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Background information
Born (1972-11-05) 5 November 1972 (age 46)
GenresNoise rock, experimental rock, avant-garde
Occupation(s)Musician, vocalist, bassist
Years active1992–present
Associated actsMelt-Banana

Yasuko Onuki (often known simply as Yako, Yasuko or Yasuko O.[1]) is the singer from Japanese band Melt-Banana,[2] which she founded in 1991.[3] She has a frantic chirping and yelping vocal style[4] which is an important part of Melt-Banana's unique sound.[2] She writes all of Melt-Banana's lyrics, which she sings in English, stating that:


  1. ^ Yasuko Onuki discography at Discogs Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b Tausig, Ben. Biography of Melt Banana at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "MELT-BANANA Band Page". Skingraft Records.
  4. ^ "Melt-Banana". Sonic.net.
  5. ^ "About MELT-BANANA". Official website for Melt-Banana.

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