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Birds Of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo formed from a collaboration between members of other well known Perth acts includingKarnivoolandTragicDelicate. Birds of Tokyo's music marries soaring vocal melodies with catchy rock based guitar hooks andadrivingrhythmsection, the live show is filled with an energy as raw and exposing as it is energetic, emotive and fun.

Birds of Tokyo were formed in 2004 and despite the relatively short life time of the band theyhavealreadyestablishedthemselves as one of Perth’s premier rock bands, regularly playing their own headlining shows atpackedvenuessuch asAmplifie ...read more

Birds of Tokyo formed from a collaboration between members of other well known Perth acts includingKarnivoolandTragicDelicate. Birds of Tokyo's music marries soaring vocal melodies with catchy rock based guitar hooks andadrivingrhythmsection, the live show is filled with an energy as raw and exposing as it is energetic, emotive and fun.

Birds of Tokyo were formed in 2004 and despite the relatively short life time of the band theyhavealreadyestablishedthemselves as one of Perth’s premier rock bands, regularly playing their own headlining shows atpackedvenuessuch asAmplifier and Rosemount Hotel and supporting bands such as Switchfoot, Jebediah and After the Fall.

2005 saw Birds of Tokyo release two EPs, the first was released in January as a teaser/demo and the songsreceivedairplayonTriple J, 96fm, RTRFM, Base FM, FBi and PBS. The second, a double A side single recorded inMelbournewithacclaimedproducer Forrester Savell (Helmet, Full Scale, Karnivool), was launched at the Amplifier Bar lastweekend toapacked outcrowd of almost 500 people with the single “Stay” having already been nominated for the WAM RockSong OftheYear Award.

The band have toured in Melbourne and been featured in media including Xpress, Zebra Hype,AdrenalineZine,Perthbands.com,Beat Magazine and Base TV. 2006 saw the band touring regional WA on a three week tour inJanuary,beforereturning toMelbourne to finish working on their debut album, Day One. The album was released on 3 February2007anddebuted at #88 onthe ARIA album charts. Following the release the band embarked on their 'Day One' tour inFebruary2007played in five capitalcities around Australia.

Birds of Tokyo also performed at the Perth leg of the 2007 Big Day Out and were named in Rolling Stone magazineas'ArtiststoWatch' in 2007.

At the 2007 WAMi Awards Birds of Tokyo won two WAMingtons for 'Favourite Newcomer' and 'Best Male Vocalist' (Ian Kenny).

In April 2007 the band played at Blackjack 2007 (relocated Rock-It fesitval) and then undertook another nationaltourinsupportof their debut album.

Birds of Tokyo have been nominated for two awards in the 2007 AIR Awards (Australian IndependantRecordAssociation)for'Best Performing Independent Album' and 'Most Outstanding New Independent Artist'. « hide

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LPs
March Fires
03/01/2013

3.3
49 Votes
Birds Of Tokyo
2010

3.5
154 Votes
Universes
2008

3.9
208 Votes
Day One
2007

3.4
83 Votes
EPs
Anchor
2015

2.5
9 Votes
This Fire
10/04/2012

3.7
12 Votes
Birds Of Tokyo
2005

3.8
11 Votes
Live Albums
Broken Strings
2010

4
25 Votes

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