Described as “pop… played at hardcore punk speed” by Complete Music Update and “an insane mish-mash of styles… an explosion of joy and creativity” by MTV Iggy. Dempagumi.inc are already turning heads overseas, and now the otaku superstars break out of Tokyo’s Akihabara district to bring their alternative Jpop music to an international audience for the first time with W.W.D.D.
JPU Records is proud to release the album on CD with a bright and colourful 28-page photo and lyric booklet. The London-based label has also made the album available to officially download and stream now, too.
When originally released, W.W.D.D.reached number three in Japan’s Oricon Album Charts, where the six all-girl unit has held huge headline arena shows, including the Nippon Budokan, National Yoyogi Stadium’s First Gymnasium, as well as appearances at Japan’s major rock festivals, despite their pop aesthetics.
A number of tracks on the album have been written by prominent figures in the Japanese rock industry, including Tamaya 2060% of punk group Wienners, NAOTO from popular hip-hop rock act ORANGE RANGE, and anime theme composer and video game music remixer Kenichi Maeyamada amongst many more.
Dempagumi.inc – W.W.D.D.
02. Dempari Night
03. Dance Dance Dance
04. NEO JAPONISM
05. FD2 ~Raison d’etre Daibouken~
06. Chururi Chururira
07. Mamonaku, Dempagumi.inc ga Ririku Itashimasu
08. Dear Stage e Youkoso
09. Bari3 Republic
10. Fancy Hoppe U FU FU
11. Lemon Iro
12. Brandnew World
13. Irodori Sekai
14. Sakura Apparation