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Best Music 2002, Many From Japan


8 Oct 2002
In Japan Times,. Simon Bartz makes a list of the best music for 2002. Many Japanese musicians/bands made the list.

No. 2 --> Shonen Knife -- "Heavy Songs"

No. 3 --> Anadorei -- "Pussy Cannibal Holocaust"

No. 4 --> 4. Guitar Wolf -- "UFO Romantics"

No. 17 --> Mummy the Peepshow -- "Schoolgirl Pop"

No 19 --> Dry & Heavy -- "From Creation"

Rock 'n' roll that's as good as it gets


OK, the best album of 2002 goes to a bunch of teenage upstarts from Merseyside, England, but the place to be was underground in Japan. on and on....................

WEB SITE: japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fm20030105sb.htm

Best Music 2002--

web site of article: japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fm20030105sb.htm
Yeah well, he interviewed and reviewed albums from many of those Japanese bands, so it's not surprising they're on his list.
Best Music 2002..............

He may have reviewed their albums, but keeping that in mind,
is he right anyways !

Yes, if you limit your taste to the punk and straight edge genres.

The artists he mentions are better known outside of Japan then in Japan itself.
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