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“Boat” is the name of several rock bands: a Seattle indie-pop band (BOAT) and a Japanese post-rock band (BOaT).
1. The Japanese band BOaT combined various musical styles such as post-rock and punk. After the release of the critically acclaimed record “RORO”, they disbanded, with several members going on to form NATSUMEN.
2. BOAT is a band about stories. BOAT is a band about stories about dinosaurs, quirk, real-life, baseball, blisters, punctuation, and the ferocious sounds of lobsters and snakes. See, these things are all details that make up the boys of BOAT, a band begun as a basement dream of one David Crane (let’s call him D.) that spiraled into one of the most resourceful, most imaginative bands in Seattle. And details count.

D. Crane moved to Seattle in 2004 after a miserable stint as a schoolteacher in Chicago, a life nugget that introduced many of the memorable BOAT songs to the world. Armed with stories from his inside scoop of the windy city, D. Crane rounded up good friends, cheap equipment, a few burritos, plenty of diet soda, and set off, full-steam ahead.

BOAT began taking shape with the release of “Life is a Shipwreck” and “After All”, two albums with handmade art that provided the band with papercuts and many trips to Kinkos. Worth it. The band started selling out of their personalized records once they started playing shows around the northwest, and folks from Vancouver, BC to San Francisco started to take notice.

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  • Slowbrosif

    If anyone has lyrics of this band, please message me.

    21 Oct 5:35am Reply
  • PoisonedV

    I LIKE BOATH BANDS :))))

    5 Aug 2013 Reply
  • fatcon

    BOaT are easily one of my favorite bands

    11 May 2013 Reply
  • cuneges

    japanese boat < american boat

    31 Mar 2013 Reply
  • lorcannnn

    japanese boat > american boat

    29 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Slowbrosif

    Japanese BOaT is GOAT

    14 Nov 2012 Reply
  • injoke

    wait, when did which boat pick up? i'm used of these dudes existing outside of spacetime

    15 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Slowbrosif

    BOat is great. I'm digging this track Roots of Summer.

    12 Sep 2012 Reply
  • ChainsawCat

    pavement clone

    27 Feb 2012 Reply
  • doedsmakrel

    Dress Like Your Idols is killer!

    18 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Mavergade

    I have yet to listen to Japanese BOaT, and they look pretty cool, but right now BOAT are shaping up to be my new absolute favorite band. They fucking rule, holy shit.

    7 Aug 2011 Reply
  • ray80

    hit me up if you want the lyrics of JP boat.

    29 Jul 2011 Reply
  • acidmother

    You might wanna check in the CD's lyric sheet.

    28 Jul 2011 Reply
  • fakingfun

    will BOAT ever tour in the UK??

    7 Jun 2011 Reply
  • flyingrobots

    BOaT forever

    19 Apr 2011 Reply
  • muteoff

    Digging Dress Like Your Idols. Need to listen to more of these guys.

    7 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Mapleglo

    does someone has lyrics from BOaT's albums? i searched hard on Google... but the only lyrics I can find is 夕日 and 狂言メッセージ because it was featured in 住所不定無職の歌詞リスト. :/ I want RORO lyrics so badly. ))))))):

    1 Apr 2011 Reply
  • kennedi_jam

    JAPAN...

    26 Mar 2011 Reply
  • TA11en42

    dressing like my idols has made me the man i am today.

    26 Mar 2011 Reply
  • ckatsoup

    fuck your generic indie bullshit and listen to real music, like BOaT

    21 Mar 2011 Reply
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