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The Watanabes are an international indie pop band performing and recording in Tokyo. They enjoy drinking banana juice together and are keen students of Ikebana. The band began life in the orange-laden prefecture of Ehime, and named themselves Watanabe in tribute to the warm and friendly people of the region, whilst also alluding to British indie favourites The Smiths.Three years later, they packed up and shifted to…

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  • cracking new album chaps!
  • Countless listens in I still can't get enough of You're Dancing I'm Absorbed. Current favourite track: "Katsudon", incredible closer that it is.
  • Very nice album guys :)
  • The Watanabes are now available to buy on ITUNES.
  • http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHu9ACIDWRs
  • Caught live in a Dungeon in Tokyo: http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=ZieT9bQvqL8
  • Just grabbed 'Getting Over Yuka' from TADA Music. Fantastic stuff, chaps.

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