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Rock band the pillows are getting ready to release single About A Rock’n’Roll Band and revealed a preview music video, jacket covers, and more. Its their 36th single and the final release commemorating their 25th anniversary. The single’s title track also gets tie-up as ending theme for TV Tokyo’s Moya Moya-samaazu 2. Single About A Rock’n’Roll Band comes on two editions hitting stores September 17th 2014 – all the details and PV follow…

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the pillows are about to drop their 25th anniversary single “Happy Birthday” and recently revealed the full tracklist, PV video, plus audio previews. Originally forming on September 16th 1989, the pillows have released 35 singles and 18 albums over their long and popular career. Single “Happy Birthday” comes on two editions that hit stores on their anniversary September 16th 2013. More details and previews follow…

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the pillows have announced new single “Happy Birthday” that marks the start of their 25th anniversary. Rock band the pillows formed officially on September 16th 1989 and have released 34 singles and 18 albums over their long career. Their 35th single “Happy Birthday” comes on two editions that hit stores on their anniversary September 16th 2013. Read on for more details…

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The release details have been updated for the compilation album “SKET DANCE Theme Collection THE BEST DANCE” – cover jacket revealed and track list updated. Popular anime SKET DANCE had theme songs contributed by French Kiss, the pillows, GACKT, ChocoLe, The Sketchbook, and more. Album “SKET DANCE Theme Collection THE BEST DANCE” contains 18 theme songs on two editions and hits stores December 19th – updated release details follow…

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SKET DANCE anime may have ended for now but they have announced a compilation album “SKET DANCE Theme Collection THE BEST DANCE” of nearly all the opening and ending theme songs. The anime ran 77 episodes with 6 opening theme songs and 13 ending theme songs. The album contains 18 tracks of theme songs contributed by French Kiss, the pillows, GACKT, ChocoLe, The Sketchbook, and more. Album “THE BEST DANCE” comes in two editions and releases December 19th – read on for more details…

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the pillows are kicking off the release of “TRIAL” by exposing a short version Wintery music video for the title track “TRIAL” via the avex official Youtube channel. In addition to the title track the new album includes singles "Energia" and "Comic Sonic" which was featured as the first ending theme for anime SKET DANCE. Video follows,

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New album from the pillows titled “TRIAL” is announced for release on January 18th 2012. Album will include 10 songs including upcoming single "Energia" set for release on December 7th.  Also on the album is "Comic Sonic" which was released in June as single and featured as the first ending theme for anime SKET DANCE

In addition to the new album announcement the pillows also will release a DVD covering their United States tour from this past September and be titled “WE ARE FRIENDS.” The live concert DVD will highlight the many enthusiastic performances they gave in a variety of different venues in the US.

The DVD will come with a special sealed card with the chance to win the pillows goods like T-shirt or tote bag goodies, such as by lottery entry ticket and send it to stick and stick to a single album.

Check back for more information on cover jackets for both “Energia” and “TRIAL”.

[CD]
1. Revival
2. Rescue
3. Comic Sonic
4. Flashback Story
5. Energia
6. Porarisu no kagayaki hirowanakatta yumeutsutsu
7. Minority Whisper
8. Mochinushi no nai gitā
9. TRIAL
10. Ready Steady Go!

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the pillows are in their 20th year of releasing singles and will release number #33 titled “Energia” on December 7th. “Energia” will be offered in a Limited CD+DVD edition and a Regular CD-only edition.

The sample jacket cover features a girl wearing ‘Candy Stripper‘, a fashion brand with close ties to the pillows.

The band has also announced a live house tour, titled “the pillows ‘Energia Tour’“. Shows will be,
- December 9th at Namba Hatch (Osaka)
- December 11th – Nagoya CLUB DIAMOND HALL (Aichi)
- December 15th – Zepp Tokyo (Tokyo)

Tickets available beginning November 6th.

Source: natalie