The strange adventure of the Tokyo rock quartet Hazy Sour Cherry

Two years largely stuck indoors while enduring a slew of bad news would exhaust anyone. That’s why Tokyo rock band Hazy Sour Cherry decided to look up and forward when recording new songs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We wanted to do something more positive, not dark or depressing,” the band’s guitarist Jun Ichioka said in an interview with The Japan Times, explaining how Western popular media inspired them to capture the thrill of discovering a new world. in the middle of the familiar. “Our theme was exploration. Like, something you’d see in “Stranger Things.”

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