Perfume, the First J-Pop Girl Group to Perform at Coachella

Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival is a popular music festival in the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert. This festival celebrates different genres of music such as rock, indie, pop, hip hop, and electronic dance music. Coachella is a beautiful music festival that is open to all popular music from all over the world. J-Pop is a music genre that became very popular in Japan and became a mainstream type of music in the country from the 1990s. There are many popular J-Pop music bands and groups in Japan that are not just popular in Japan but also all over the world. Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival for the first time included a J-Pop band called Perfume.

Perfume- The J-Pop Girl Group at Coachella

For a decade and a half, the J-Pop band or girl group called Perfume has been very popular in Japan. This group showcases the music genre and is one of the paths to completely transform and change the J-Pop genre in the country. This band is known for its futuristic electro-pop and they have released several albums in the J-Pop genre. Their new album is named Future Pop and in this album, they have included futuristic bass sounds into their music, making it very modern and popular with their fans. This musical girl group introduced the United States tour, to perform their music and this also includes a performance at Coachella. The Future Pop tour in the United States will include performances at Coachella and also concerts in cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Jose, and Seattle. Perfume is a major band in Asia and has a fan base throughout the world.

Perfume – Details about the Girl Group

Perfume is a girl group that consists of three members and has been popular in J-Pop for a very long time. The members of this girl group include A-Chan, Nocchi, and Kashiyuka and they have been part of this group since the early 2000s. This charismatic trio met in High School and then formally decided to create a band in 2002. Nishiwaki Ayaka who is known and A-Chan, Kashino Yuka who is known as Kashiyuka and Omoto Ayano who is known as Nocchi released their first single in 2003 called Omajinai Perori. This single’s name in English means Good Luck Charm and they got good luck in 2007 when their songs were included in Top 10 hits in Japan. Polyrhythm is the music that got them success and then this music was also included in the popular animated Hollywood movie Cars 2.

Music Created by Perfume

Nakata Yasutaka is a famous music producer in Japan that has not only worked with bands like Perfume but also worked with other famous music bands in Japan including Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and SMAP. This producer has worked with Perfume since 2003 and has helped the band write all their major hits. Their signature sound is to blend electronic sound with the human voice and create futuristic music. Perfume has not written their own songs but they have shown interest in writing songs in the future.

Perfume – Their Style and Performances

Perfume is known for their futuristic performances and a blend between virtual reality and reality. Rhizomatiks is a Japanese digital effects company that works with Perfume to create futuristic performances with special effects paired with the great choreography and very catchy music. Their performances have become legendary in not just Japan but all over the world. Rhizomatiks is one of the best digital effects companies in the world and their performance at the closing ceremony in the 2016 Rio Olympics was a success.

Iconic Style of Perfume

Perfume has three brand members and all have a personal style that is very popular with their fans. Their

hairstyles are copied by fans all over the world. Nocchi has a fashionable bob, Kashiyuka has long straight shiny hair and A–Chan creates softly styled hairstyles effectively. They have launched a clothing line called Perfume Closet and also a shoe line that is based on the stylish heels that this band wears in their performances.

Perfume is a great J-Pop band and this band performing at international music festivals like Coachella makes it popular in major western countries. Perfume has become a global iconic girl group followed by millions of people all over the world.

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