Happy End was a Japanese folk rock band, which existed from 1970 to 1973. The band's pioneering avant-garde sound is highly
revered, and they are considered to be one of the most influential bands in Japanese music. Being ranked by HMV Japan in 2003
as number 4 on their list of 100 most important Japanese pop acts. The members were Haruomi Hosono, Takashi Matsumoto,
Eiichi Ohtaki and Shigeru Suzuki.