Japanese 4-piece rock band – WENDY 1st Album” Don’t waste my YOUTH” & lead track”SCREAM” Music Video is released! This album’s sound producer is Marc Whitmore!

August 23, 2023 | 2762 Visits

 

WENDY is Japanese 4-piece rock band and average age of WENDY is 18 years. Their song has been added to 30 playlists on Spotify and north America’s and UK’s listener is increasing now.

Finally, WENDY’s 1st Album, ”Don’t waste my YOUTH” is out on today!

All WENDY’s members are teenagers, but their “YOUTH” time was stolen by COVID-19. They couldn’t perform as well as they wanted, so they’ve been feeling frustrated. But, even in such a life, they experienced that the most important thing is not to waste a moment of “youth” and to enjoy it.” A total of 10 songs with all one’s heart is recorded that expressed that feeling as a song in this album.

This Album, the sound producer is Marc Whitmore, who won the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Album for John Badiste’s “We Are”. This work was completed after a miracle meeting between the producer and Wendy, who are paying attention to overseas music scenes.

 

 

And, the first track on this album”SCREAM” Music Video is released on today.

This music video, which consists of videos live performance that expresses the momentum of a song as it is, and running through the streets of Shibuya.

It’s a work that gives you a glimpse of the coolness and playfulness of WENDY, so please check it out.

 

WENDY – SCREAM(Official Music Video)

https://youtu.be/9DqBf2Xvrso

 

In addition, official audio of each album’s songs was also released on WENDY’s official YouTube channel. The works are illustrated by Johnny Vincent (B.) with images of each song. Each illustration is also used in the album booklet, so please take a look at it.

 

WENDY Official YouTube Channnel

https://www.youtube.com/@WENDYofficial04

 

Also, on September 5th (Tue), they will perform in an event with the next generation K-pop band “W24” at Rollinghall, a live house in Seoul, South Korea. Live performances with a view to the world are also planned, so please look forward to WENDY’s future activities with the goal of aiming for the world from here.

 

Skye McKenzie(Vo.G) Comment

I hope this song can give people the courage to say what they want and be what they want.

Just like in the chorus of the song

“Don’t waste your time thinking about what people think of u “

Never change for someone else!!

 

 

Album information

2023.08.23(Wed)

1st AlbumDon’t waste my YOUTH

 

Links

https://wendy.lnk.to/dontwastemyyouth

 

Form

Limited edition(VIZL-2209)

・CD+DVD

・¥4,400 JPY (Tax in)

・DVD:MUSIC VIDEO、WENDY RECORDING MAKING with Marc Whitmore

 

Standard edition (VICL-65870)

・only CD

・¥3,300 JPY (tax in)

 

VICTOR ONLINE STORE Limited edition

・Limited edition (CD+DVD)+PHOTO BOOK:\7,700(tax in)

・Standard edition (CD)+PHOTO BOOK:\6,600(tax in)

 

Tracks

M1.SCREAM

M2.Rock n Roll is BACK

M3.Can’t stop being BAD

M4.Chasing a song

M5.2 Beautiful 4 luv

M6.Devil’s Kiss

M7.Addicted

M8.Pretty in pink

M9.When U Played Me

M10.Runaway

 

PROFILE

A four-piece band between the ages of 18 and 20 living in Setagaya(Tokyo).In October 2020, it was formed by friends I met at a youth center.

It has a combination of songs that make you feel the influence of 70’s and 80’s roots rock and hard rock, as well as looks and styles that embody it.Some members have roots in England and Russia, so all the songs are English.

The first one-man live performance was held on April 10, 2022 and sold out.And,1st single “Rock n Roll is Back”was released on May 13th.After that, They improved her live performance and appeared in SUMMER SONIC 2022 on August 20 of 2022

Then, on August 23rd of 2023, 1st Album “Don’t waste my YOUTH “and made their major debut.

This album is produced by Marc Whitmore (Mark Whitmore), who won the Grammy Award for Best Album for John Batiste “We Are” (2022).

In the recent scene where a new generation of rock music such as Måneskin and The Linda Lindas is gaining momentum worldwide, WENDY is the most notable teenage band.

 

DISCOGRAPHY

2022.5.13 Release 1st Digital Single「Rock n Roll is Back」

2022.7.26 Release 2nd Digital Single「Devil’s Kiss」

2022.8.24 Release 3rd Digital Single「When U Played Me」

2023.4.26 Release 4th Digital Single「Pretty in pink」

2023.06.21 Release 5th Digital Single「Runaway」

2023.08.23 Release Major 1st Album「Don’t waste my YOUTH」

 

LIVE

One Man Show「Donʼt waste my YOUTH」

Date:2023.8.25(Fri) 7:00 PM JST

SHIBUYA CLUB QUATTRO(Japan/Tokyo)

more info:https://wendy-official.com/?p=1637

 

『W24&WENDY: Rock n Roll is Back』

Date:2023.09.5(Tue) 8:00 PM KST

Rollinghall(Korea/Soul)

more info:https://wendy-official.com/?p=2002

 

OFFICIAL

WENDY Official HP:https://wendy-official.com/

WENDY Official Twitter:https://twitter.com/WENDYofficial04

WENDY Official Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/wendy_official4/

WENDY Official TikTok:www.tiktok.com/@wendy_official_4

WENDY Official YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@WENDYofficial04

 

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