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Dec 23, 2022 New!


This is the opening song that we did for the Badge Night Vol.2. Our new song and very simple song. Now we're making and recording some new songs. I hope we will release it on vinyl and come out and play somewhere next year for sure. Thank you for everyone, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 🎄✨




Dec 21, 2022 New!


Uploaded the videos. These cover songs are included on our 1st album. The previous drummer Dudley played the songs on the recording. In this video, our new drummer Kaoru plays the songs. Hope you enjoy the videos.







Nov 7, 2022 New!


Uploaded the videos of a new song "My Monica" and The Who Cover song "So Sad About Us" live at Shimokitazawa Shelter on Nov 3, 2022.









July 26, 2022


The Badge is coming back again! "The Badge Night Vol. 2" at Shimokitazawa Shelter, Tokyo on Nov 3, 2022.
The bands are The Badge (2022) and Firestarter, two legends of Japanese power pop/mod revival/punk.
And we, The Choosers, play as the opening act.
The DJs are Von Sentimental, Uchiyama, and nitta, who are also the event organizers and longtime the Badge supporters. Perfect!

Our story has no end (no the "End Mark")!

The Badge Night Vol.2 東京での開催が決定!今回はThe Badge 2022とFirestarterの2レジェンド2マンでの開催です。
自分達 The Choosersはオープニングアクトを務めさせていただきます。
DJ陣は開催にも尽力、長年Badgeをサポートし続けるVon Sentimental、Uchiyama、nitta(敬称略)の最強の布陣!

チケットの発売などに関しては、8月初旬に改めてお知らせがあるとの事です。Badgeファンのみなさん、ぜひ遊びに来てください!





June 16, 2022


The Choosers "Ooh Baby Tonight" and "Caroline" was played on the radio program "Up The Junction" in Brooklyn, NY. Listen!

Up The Junction with Matt Price

"Caroline" on June 13, 2022
https://thefaceradio.com/archives/up-the-junction-with-matt-price-2206/

"Ooh Baby Tonight" on January 24, 2022
https://thefaceradio.com/archives/up-the-junction-with-matt-price-2202/




Feb 15, 2022


Uploaded the video of "Just One Word (The Treble Boys Cover)" live at Pop! Pizza Kyoto on November 13, 2021.

2021年11月13日に京都POP! PIZZAで行われたライブでの "Just One Word (The Treble Boys Cover)" の動画をアップしました。

Here is the link; https://youtu.be/bhzVFLowzV4



Dec 8, 2021


Uploaded the video of "Christine" live at Pop! Pizza Kyoto on November 13, 2021.

2021年11月13日に京都POP! PIZZAで行われたライブでの"Christine" の動画をアップしました。






Nov 16, 2021


Bachelor Records News;
THE CHOOSERS LP – with some extras. Posted on November 16, 2021 by Mindy Hecht
https://bachelorrecords.com/2021/11/16/the-choosers-lp-with-some-extras/



Nov 1, 2021


Our 1st LP repress with OBI was in stock at Disk Union. But it is already sold out. Thank you.
Here is the link; https://diskunion.net/punk/ct/detail/DS200520-110 Thank you, Sold out!

1st LP 2ndプレス 日本盤仕様 帯付、ディスクユニオンに入荷していたようですが、既に完売との事です。
ご購入いただいたみなさま、ありがとうございました。
Disc Union
https://diskunion.net/punk/ct/detail/DS200520-110
完売しました。

現在国内販売店はありませんが、また入荷情報がありましたらお知らせいたします。





Our 1st LP "File Under Power Pop" repress with OBI is now available on record shop BASE!
Here is the link; http://www.recordshopbase.com/new_release_new_75458.html
Thank you, Sold out!

The Choosers "File Under Power Pop" 2ndプレス 日本盤仕様 帯付、BASEに入荷中です。
record shop BASE
http://www.recordshopbase.com/new_release_new_75458.html
完売しました。



Sep 21, 2021


The Choosers, we play at POP PIZZA, Kyoto on Saturday 13 November 2021. Join the party for LIVE, punk and power pop music that present by host Mokuo, if it's all right with you.

SOME HOPE#4 / the GERØS 12" レコ発京都編に出演が決まりました。

Nov 13, 2021 at Kyoto POP! PIZZA
MOKUO presents
「SOME HOPE#4」
the GEROS NEW 12''「WEIRD DANCE」Release GIG
OPEN:18:00 ¥2000 +1DRINK
【LIVE】
the GERØS
THE CHOOSERS
VODOVO
ANANAS
UNSKILLED LAB
【DJ】
MOKUO
Seiko





June 25, 2021 NEW!


Carl Cafarelli wrote a great review about the video of us covering the Flashcubes' "Christi Girl" on his blog called "Boppin' (Like The Hip Folks Do) ". He is a radio personality / DJ / writer from Syracuse, and also the author of the excellent and awesome liner notes for the Flashcubes "Bright Lights" CD / "Anthlogy" LP / "A Cellarfull of Boys: Basement Tapes, 1977-80" CD. The Flashcubes penned and recorded a tribute song named "Carl (You Da Man)" for him! (You can hear the song on the "Flashcubes Forever" CD.) I'm so happy and honored that he wrote about us. Thank you so much, Carl-san! Here's the link to the article: https://carlcafarelli.blogspot.com/2021/06/bright-lights-in-japan-choosers-cover.html

Flashcubesの詳細かつ名文ライナーでもお馴染み、ラジオ・パーソナリティ/ライターのCarl Cafarelli氏がブログでChoosersのFlashcubesカバー動画を紹介してくれました。Flashcubesは氏に捧げる"Carl (You Da Man)"って曲も書いてます(Flashcubes Forever CDで聴けます)。これまでのFlashcubes カバーについても詳細に書かれています。



April 12, 2021


The Choosers "File Under Power Pop" LP, which was released in November 2019 and already sold out, is coming back in May 2021
The repress edition comes with gloss cover, insert and OBI. Limited to 250 copies.
Check out the info at http://bachelorrecords.com

The Choosers "File Under Power Pop" LP、レーベルソールドアウトとなっていましたが、
セカンドプレスがリリースされる事になりました。
収録内容は同じですが、セカンドプレスはグロスジャケット・帯・インナー付きの日本盤仕様、限定250枚プレスとなります。
各デザインは今回もVon Sentimental氏に手掛けていただきました。
5月リリース、販売店等はまた分かり次第お知らせします。



Dec 29, 2020


Very nice review of our 1st LP "FILE UNDER POWER POP" by OX-Fanzine (Germany punk fanzine).
Check it out here; https://www.ox-fanzine.de/review/choosers-file-under-power-pop-122862
ドイツのパンクジン Ox-Fanzine に The Choosers - FILE UNDER POWER POP のレビューが掲載されていました。



June 8, 2020


<From Bachelor Records>
Sorry that we only did 500 copies, because THE CHOOSERS – File Under Power Pop LP is now SOLD OUT from us.
We know some distros and mailorders will have a couple of copies left, so act quick.
Nope, there is no repress planned anytime soon.Thank you!

The Choosers - FILE UNDER POWER POP LP、レーベルストック完売したとの事です。

<500枚プレスしかしなかったのは申し訳ありません、THE CHOOSERS - File Under Power Pop LP の在庫が完売しました。
いくつかのディストロやメイルオーダーに多少の在庫が残っていますので、欲しい方はぜひお早めに。
現在のところ、すぐには再プレスの予定はありません。よろしくお願いします!>

https://bachelorrecords.com/

下記いくつかのショップに若干在庫がありますので、そちらでご購入いただけます。

<国内お取り扱い店>
record shop BASE - 6/1 ラストストックが最終入荷しています。6/11 Sold となりました!
http://www.recordshopbase.com/new_release_recommended_72870.html


<Shop>

BOMP! RECORDS
https://www.bompstore.com/choosers-st-70s-style-japanese-powerpop-lp/

Discogs
https://www.discogs.com/ja/The-Choosers-File-Under-Power-Pop/release/14540283



Mar 23, 2020



The Choosers debut album "File Under Power Pop" just came out on November 22nd!
Check it out the info at Bachelor Records website!
You can hear a sample song "Caroline" on here;
https://soundcloud.com/bachelorrecords/the-choosers-caroline-br-109


<Shop>

Bachelor Records - Sold Out
https://shop.bachelorrecords.com/thechoosersLP

BOMP! RECORDS
https://www.bompstore.com/choosers-st-70s-style-japanese-powerpop-lp/

MONSTER ZERO RECORDS - Sold Out
https://monsterzerorecords.com/products/choosers-the-file-under-power-pop-lp

Discogs
https://www.discogs.com/ja/The-Choosers-File-Under-Power-Pop/release/14540283


The Choosers 1st LP "FILE UNDER POWER POP" お取り扱い店のお知らせ

<国内お取り扱い店>

record shop BASE - 6/1 ラストストックが最終入荷しています。 6/12 Sold となりました!
http://www.recordshopbase.com/new_release_recommended_72870.html


WATERSLIDE RECORDS - Sold Out
http://watersliderecords.net/?pid=148381144

record KNOX - Sold Out
http://recordknox.shop-pro.jp/?pid=148925390


SP RECORDS - Sold Out
http://sprecords.shop-pro.jp/?pid=147966444

NAT records - Sold Out
http://natrecords.shop-pro.jp/?pid=147342388




Dec 9, 2019



The Choosers debut album "File Under Power Pop" just came out on November 22nd!
Check it out the info at Bachelor Records website!
You can hear a sample song "Caroline" on here;
https://soundcloud.com/bachelorrecords/the-choosers-caroline-br-109


Bachelor Records
https://shop.bachelorrecords.com/thechoosersLP





The Choosers 1st LP "FILE UNDER POWER POP" Bachelor Records より11/22リリース!
シングルA面曲"Christine"、"Hanging Up On You"の新録アルバムバージョン、カバー曲2曲を含む全11曲収録です。
ジャケットはVon Sentimental氏に手掛けていただきました。
収録曲 "Caroline" がレーベルsoundcloudにて試聴可能です。
https://soundcloud.com/bachelorrecords/the-choosers-caroline-br-109

<国内お取り扱い店>

record KNOX
https://twitter.com/RECORD_KNOX/status/1199243995563474944

record shop BASE
http://www.recordshopbase.com/coming3699.html

NAT records
http://natrecords.shop-pro.jp/?pid=147342388



Dec 3, 2019


We covered the Artists’ song "C'mon" on our 1st LP. The Artists is one of our favorite band of all time!
They self-released only 7" E.P. in 1982. The song "C'mon" is put on the E.P.
The Artists' songwriter/guitarist Joe "Guido" Welsh comment for our cover version here;

Hey, all. My old band The Artists released an EP in 1982 with 4 songs. One of them was called C'mon.
Fast forward to the WWW age and a power pop band all the way over in Japan called The Choosers somehow got a copy of the EP.
They have just released their version and have let me share it with you here.
I am honored and just LOVE it! Great job, Kei! More of the story to follow...

Joe "Guido" Welsh (ARTISTS!)


1st アルバム "FILE UNDER POWER POP" に収録の、ARTISTS! のカバー曲"C'mon"に、
オリジナルメンバーである Joe "Guido" Welshさんがコメントをくれました。




Nov 3, 019



The Choosers debut LP "FILE UNDER POWER POP" from Bachelor Records (Saltzburg, Austria), Coming soon!
Featuring 11 songs including the album versions of "Christine", "Hanging Up On You" and 2 cover songs.
Check it out on Bachelor Records website!


The Choosers 1st LP "FILE UNDER POWER POP" Bachelor Records (Salzburg, Austria) よりリリースします。
"Christine"、"Hanging Up On You"の新録、カバー曲2曲を含む全11曲収録です。
リリース日、その他詳細は改めてお知らせいたします。



Oct 21, 2019


Kaoru "Kaotic" Motoi (The Sensitive Lips, ex- Liquid Screen, ex- The Zip) will play the drums as special guest drummer for some shows or some recordings.

2019/11/30のThe Badge Nightと、その後予定している数回のライブで、
スペシャルゲストドラマーとして、Kaotic氏(The Sensitive Lips, The Zip, ex- Liquid Screen, Killed by アイドル!)に叩いていただく事になりました。






July 4, 2019


Our drummer Fumitaka ”Dudly”Aida have just left the band.
We spent together for 20 years. We really appreciate his great drumming and his fabulous sense of humor.
He always said jokes and made us laugh. Thanks, Dud.
The band will go on.

The Choosers ドラム Fumitaka "Dudley" Aida が脱退することになりました。
The Choosersは活動を続けます。



July 23, 2019



Flashcubes Japan diary by Gary Frenay (The Flashcubes). We organized their gig in Sapporo and played together as support band.
Here is the link; https://garyfrenay.wordpress.com/2019/07/17/flashcubes-japan-diary-2012/

FlashcubesメンバーGary Frenay氏による、Flashcubes 2012 Japan Tourの日記がアップされています。
The Choosersがサポートした、札幌公演~滞在の様子も写真付きで詳しくアップされています。
https://garyfrenay.wordpress.com/2019/07/17/flashcubes-japan-diary-2012/







Past News
July 17, 2014


Our 2nd EP "Hanging Up On You" is selected as TOP 10 singles in 2013 by HOSEHEAD Records from Canada.
カナダのレーベル HOSEHEAD RECORDSにてThe Choosers 2nd Single "Hanging Up On You" が
2013年のTOP10シングルに選ばれました。


Fantastic review of our 2nd EP "Hanging Up On You" by ROCTOBER Magazine from USA.
Check it out here; https://www.ox-fanzine.de/review/choosers-file-under-power-pop-122862

アメリカのROCTOBER Magazine Websiteにて2nd Single "Hanging Up On You" がレビューされました。


Greatest review of our 2nd EP "Hanging Up On You" by Record Romantic Blog from Japan.
Check it out here; http://blog.livedoor.jp/recordsromantic/archives/26317610.html
日本の音楽ブログRecord Romanticにて2nd Single "Hanging Up On You" がレビューされました。


"Hanging Up On You" on the radio show "RADIO RADIO" from France on 6th July 2013.
フランスのインターネットラジオ RADIO RADIOで "Hanging Up On You" がオンエアされました。
2013年7月6日放送分です。


Fantastic review of our 2nd EP "Hanging Up On You" by Requiem pour un twister from France.
Check it out here; http://www.requiempouruntwister.com/2013/11/the-choosers-hanging-up-on-you-7-2013.html

フランスの音楽サイトRequiem pour un twisterにて2nd Single "Hanging Up On You" がレビューされました。


Fantastic review of our 2nd EP "Hanging Up On You" by Bandmachin from France.
Check it out here; http://bandsmachine.blogspot.jp/2013/11/the-choosers.html

フランスの音楽サイトBandmachineにて 2nd Single "Hanging Up On You" がレビューされました。



Mar 19, 2013


The Choosers 2nd EP "Hanging Up On You" have just released from Bachelor Records in 18th March 2013!
The Choosers 2nd EP - Hanging Up On You 7" Austriaの Bachelor Records より、2013年3月18日リリース。



April25, 2011


"Christine" is selected as most favorite songs in 2010 by Power Pop Action from Spain.
スペインのPower Pop Actionにて、1st 7インチシングルAサイド、"Christine" が2010年フェイバリットソングに選ばれました。



Mar 10, 2011


"Christine" on the radio show "MUNDO SUBNORMAL RADIO" from Spain.

スペイン、マドリードのRadio ELAというラジオ局の "MUNDO SUBNORMAL RADIO" という番組で "Christine" がかかりました。



Feb 4, 2011


"Christine" on the radio show "Rock And Roll Dance Party" from New York, USA.
ニューヨークのラジオ番組、Rock And Roll Dance Partyにて7インチシングルAサイド、"CHRISTINE" がかかりました。


Our 1st EP "Christine" is ranked number one in Top 10 Releases of 2010 by "Welcome to Decatur CD" Blog.
"Welcome to Decatur CD" BlogにてTop 10 Releases of 2010に "CHRISTINE b/w I CAN'T STOP" が第1位に選ばれました。


Our 1st EP "Christine" is ranked number one in Top 10 Releases of 2010 by "yourchoice" Blog.
yourchoice blog にて、2010年ベスト10シングル部門で、 "CHRISTINE b/w I CAN'T STOP"が第1位に選ばれました。



Nov 17, 2011


"I Can't Stop" demo version from our 1st DEMO CDR is selected as favorite 40 in 2019 by Power Pop Action from Spain.
And they announced our debut EP "Christine" informations on their website.
スペインの Powerpop Action! で CHRISTINE b/w I CAN'T STOP [7"] のリリース情報が紹介されました。
また、同サイトの2009年Power Pop Action!フェイバリット40に、
"I Can't Stop"(1st Demo CDR収録のデモバージョン)が選出されました。



Nov 9, 2010


Joe "Guido" Welsh (ex- ARTISTS!, 4sknns) comment for our 1st EP "Christine".
Joe "Guido" Welshさん (ex- ARTISTS!, 4sknns) から
CHRISTINE b/w I CAN'T STOP [7"] にコメントをいただきました。

" I Just listened to The Choosers new single and was born blown away
with how they capture the spirit and soul and sound of the great Pop/Rock era!
So much fun to listen to! Both "Christine" and "I Can't Stop" just rock! Fab stuff, man!
If you dig Power Pop/Pop Rock, whatever rock.... you're gonna' dig THIS! Love it! "

Guido (Guidotoons Owner, 4sknns, ex-ARTISTS!)

詳しくはこちら PoP"n"RoLL Records Blog - From Joe "Guido Toledo" Welsh もご覧ください。



Oct 16, 2010


Great review of our 1st EP "Christine" by yourchoice blog from Japan.
オリジナルパンク/パワーポップ~現行バンドまでフォローするレビューブログ、yourchoice blog で
デビュー7インチシングル CHRISTINE b/w I CAN'T STOP のレビューが掲載されました。



Oct 16, 2010
 

The Choosers debut EP "Christine" have just released from Pop N Roll Records in 10th October 2010!
THE CHOOSERS 1st EP - CHRISTINE b/w I CAN'T STOP 700YEN
1st 7インチシングル Pop"n"RoLL Recordsより2010年10月10日リリース。