JUN SKY WALKER(S)
JUN SKY WALKER(S)
Soon after, the same year band found replacement bassist Yohito. Their major debut was on May 21, 1988, with 1st Mini-Album 「全部このままで」(Zenbu kono mama de), signed with label Toy's Factory. Next year, on June 21 in 1989, band released Album 「歩いていこう」(Aruiteikou) and it hit 3rd place on Oricon chart. It followed to their 1st Live at Nippon Budokan in their first year after major debut. Band started performing Live, becoming more and more popular doing nationalwide tours. In 1994 they moved to EPIC Sony Records, and on 21st May released their 8th album 「DAYS」. After releasing their 10th album 「EXIT」 on 1st July, 1996, band decided to split up.
They announced the dissolution in January 1997, and after release of Best Last Album 「MY GENERATION」, band performed dissolution "HELLO" Live Tour when they disbanded in live at Hibiya Amphitheater June 14 at the last day of tour. JUN SKY WALKER(S) was one of the most popular bands in the genre. This band was a direct influence on another bands like Mr.Children, Spitz.. After disband in 1997, members followed their solo activities until 2007, when they decided to reunite. In September 2007, members announced reuniting for the first time 10 years after disbanding and prepared playing at ''J(S)W 20th ANNIVERSARY PRE FESTIVAL'' in the four locations starting with Kobe from November. They started participating in Music Festivals, and in 2008 releasing their 12th single and first one after reuniting 「青春」(Seishuun) under Toy's Factory label. Soon after followed their Tour held around September-October, named ''J (S) W 20th ANNIVERSARY LAST TOUR "THANK YOU", held at the 16 locations nationwide.
In 2011 for April, in response to the Tohoku region Pacific Ocean earthquake, band held a charity live, and announced that it would resume activities. At the end of year, in December they released 1st TSUTAYA Limited SIngle「シンフォニー／全部このままで」(Symphony) , under Ivy Records. In January 2012 they re-recorded the best album release 「B(S)T」, which followed album related tour around February-April period. Band released their 11th Album 「LOST&FOUND」 1st time after reuniting, on April 2012 under Ivy Redords. And in December same year, they released 2nd TSUTAYA Rental Limited Single 「マザー／BEAUTIFUL WORLD」. On January 2013 followed release of single 「虹」(rainbow), which main song was appointed by Fuji TV as ending theme song for anime "Toriko". And soon after, in February the same year, release of 12th Original album 「FLAGSHIP」.
Band went from March to May to held "J (S) W 25th TOUR ~Anniversary~" live tour. In 2014 on 11th January, band held "25TH ANNIVERSARY LIVE BEST of JUN SKY WALKER (S)" at the Nippon Budokan. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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