After 2 years and 8 months of waiting, Asian Kung-Fu Generation announce their 8th album titled Wonder Future, along with 4 live dates in Latin America.
Wonder Future will be released on Wednesday 27th May 2015, and will includes 11 songs. Among these songs, only two songs are already known: Easter and Standard.
- Easter / 復活祭
- Little Lennon / 小さなレノン
- Winner and Loser / 勝者と敗者
- Caterpillar / 芋虫
- Eternal Sunshine / 永遠の陽光
- Planet of the Apes / 猿の惑星
- Standard / スタンダード
- Wonder Future / ワンダーフューチャー
- Prisoner in a Frame / 額の中の囚人
- Signal on the Street / 街頭のシグナル
- Opera Glasses / オペラグラス
You will notice it is the first time the band is releasing an album fully made of songs which are named in English. It is really about the band wanting to export itself outside Japan.
Also, they are going to do 4 live concerts in Latin America.
Wonder Future Latin America Tour 2015
- Chile - Saturday 14th, November - SUPER JAPAN EXPO - Movistar Arena, Santiago - www.superjapanexpo.cl
- Brazil - Sunday 15th, November - Carioca Club, Sao Paulo - http://www.cariocaclub.com.br/
- Argentina - Wednesday 18th, November - Teatro VORTERIX, Buenos Aires - http://www.elteatroonline.com.ar/vorterix/
- Mexico - Friday 20th, November - Plaza Condesa, Mexico DF - http://www.elplaza.mx/
This is awesome news for the South American fans. Akfgfragments.com will of course cover the event.
Update: Gotch on twitter talked about doing a USA, EU and Asia tour as well. More details coming soon.
Wonder Future Editions
3 editions of Wonder Future will be released:
- Limited Edition CD+DVD - KSCL-2587 ￥3,700 - CDJapan - Amazon.co.jp
*a documentary film of the recording session in LA may be included in addition to the music videos of "Standard/スタンダード" and "Easter/復活祭".
- Regular Edition CD - KSCL-2589 ￥2,913 - CDJapan - Amazon.co.jp
- Vinyl LP Edition - KSJL-6182 ￥3,500 - CDJapan - Amazon.co.jp
*will be released on June 24th
More details will come very soon such as dates, tickets. We are delighted of such news and are really looking forward to listen to the new album.