Hailing from Niigata, the cold countryside of Japan facing the Japan Sea, Paint In Watercolour were one of Japan's first shoegaze bands and represented the more obscure side of the Western-influenced and highly eclectic Shibuya-kei scene. The original members were Masato Nunokawa (vocals and guitars), Kenichi Sekiguchi (guitars), Manabu Shimizu (bass) and Shigemi Sakyo (drums).
After releasing the six-song mini album "flow" (1991) from Victor's subsidiary indie label Aja Records, they made a major debut in 1992, releasing the "glare"… read more
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