Monday 29 July 2013

Shonen Knife × Soul Flower Train = Osaka Rock City 「少年ナイフ」,「ソウル・フラワー・トレイン」

Shonen Knife's song "Osaka Rock City", from last year's album Pop Tune is being used as the theme song to the movie Soul Flower Train, a live action adaptation of Robin Nishi's manga written seventeen years ago. The film is directed by Hiroshi Nishio, and a special trailer featuring the band has been released.

The band are to embark on a European tour soon!

European Tour Dates 2013

16 Aug 2013 Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre 'AyaCon' - UK (SOLD OUT)
17 Aug 2013 London, Brixton Windmill 'Shonen Knife BBQ Party' 
06 Sep 2013 Sheffield Queens Social Club UK
07 Sep 2013 Stowmarket John Peel Centre For Creative Arts UK
11 Sep 2013 Cologne King Georg DE
12 Sep 2013 Frankfurt Das Bett DE
13 Sep 2013 Ebensee Kino Ebensee AT
14 Sep 2013 Zagreb Culture Factory HR
15 Sep 2013 Vienna Chelsea AT
16 Sep 2013 Bratislava, KC Dunaj - SK
17 Sep 2013 Budapest Durer Kert HU
18 Sep 2013 Prague, 007 CZ
19 Sep 2013 Nurnberg K4 DE
20 Sep 2013 Zug Galvanik CH
21 Sep 2013 Paris Tokyo Crazy Kawaii Festival FR
22 Sep 2013 Tilburg Incubate Festival NL
25 Sep 2013 Opwijk Nijdrop BE
26 Sep 2013 Rotterdam ‘Camera Japan’ Festival NL
27 Sep 2013 Utrecht dB’s NL
28 Sep 2013 Namur Belvedere BE
29 Sep 2013 London, Dingwalls UK *Shonen Knife Freaks Show

The film's regular trailer is below.

Cast: Mitsuru Hirata, Marin, Sayoko, Kensuke Owada

Buy the album Pop Tune at cdjapan:
Pop Tune

Photo taken by AZNPopCulture

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