» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add News

Laputa

Laputa was a well known gothic visual kei band that originally formed in 1993. Within just three years, Laputa was catapulted to the top of the 90's visual kei scene, with their 1998 and 1999 albums, "~Jakou~" and "~Kakera~", both reaching number 10 on the Oricon charts, becoming their best selling albums in their catalog. However, by 2001, their huge success was starting to wind down, and their final mini-album, 2004's "Material Pleasures", only reached number 89 on the Oricon charts. The group finally ended up splitting by the end of 2004. Presumably due to their short run of mainstream success, Laputa is often considered to be one of the most influential and breakthrough groups of the Nagoya subgenre of visual kei, which is often characterized by its bleak and gothic-inspired sound.

Similar Bands: Rouage, Fanatic Crisis, Deshabillz, Pierrot, Maschera

LPs
誘~New Temptation~惑
2002

3
2 Votes
楽~ヘブン~園 (Heaven)
2001

3.5
2 Votes
翔~カケラ~裸 (Cakera)
1999

3.8
2 Votes
麝~ジャコウ~香 (Jakou)
1998

4
2 Votes
絵~エマダラ~斑 (Emadara)
1997

4
2 Votes
蜉~かげろう~蝣 (Kagerou)
1996

4.3
2 Votes
眩~めまい~暈 (Memai)
1995

3.5
2 Votes
EPs
Material Pleasures
2004

3.8
2 Votes
Sparks Monkey
2003

2.8
2 Votes
Glitter
2002

4
2 Votes
眩めく廃人 (Kurumeku Haijin)
1996

4
1 Votes
Compilations
Best AL+CLIPS 2000-2004
2004

3DISC BEST 1995-1999 except Coupling Collection
2000

Laputa Coupling Collection + xxxk
2000

3.5
1 Votes

Contributors: discovolante, ElSomni,

STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2017 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy