Their first big event was the Fuji Rock Festival in 2008, where they performed on the new artist stage. The band released their first EP "アンディとロックとベンガルトラとウィスキー" in October 2008, as the first new artist signed to Youth Records. This was followed by their full-length album in February 2009, "andymori".The lead single, "Follow Me," was chosen as an iTunes Single of the Week free download song in January. The band performed at many of the major summer festivals in 2009, such as Rock in Japan and Summer Sonic.In October, the band held their first one man live, and featured on the 10 year anniversary tribute album for Quruli. In 2010, the band released their second album, "ファンファーレと熱狂". Prior to its release, they were picked as one of the iTunes Japan "Sound of 2010" break-through artists,and their video for "Follow Me" was nominated for the Best New Artist award for the 2010 Space Shower Music Video Awards.
The album has so far reached #9 on the Oricon albums daily charts. At the end of 2010, their first drummer left the band, being replaced by Kenji Okayama (岡山健二), his first live with the band being in December of the same year. At the beginning of 2011, they got the Grande Prize at the 3rd CD Shop Awards and released a digital single called "兄弟", donating all the funds that came from it to the reconstruction of Japan after March 11's tsunami and earthquake. Their third album, "革命", was released soon after, in June; it reached the 8th position on the Oricon daily album charts. For 2012, they have plans to release their 4th album, "光", at May 2nd (it was originally planned to be released in March 3rd, but was postponed), and perform a Zepp Tour in order to promote it. http://andymori.com/ http://www.myspace.com/andymori Read more on Last.fm.
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