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***Beyonce Japstars Remix No.2!***
Keep your eyes and ears peeled for The Japanese Popstars remix of Beyonceâ€™s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” which they were asked to do after the lady herself (well, or ‘her people’) liked the “If I Were A Boy” remixes!Â You can listen to the track now on the Myspace, BEBO and Facebook sites.Â Stay tuned for more details….
***BEST BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCERS***
Last month DJ Mag had nominated The Japanese Popstars for two gongs in their â€œBest Of British Awards 2008â€ â€“ â€œBEST BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCERSâ€ and BEST ARTIST ALBUMâ€ – we are extremely happy to announce that The Japanese Popstars have been voted BEST BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCERS 2008!!
We’ve been completely blown away with the win and would like to thank everyone that voted for us, its really appreciated!!!Â It has meant so much for us and it really has made all the hard work, time and effort we have spent making music worthwhile.Â BIG THANKS TO ALL WHO VOTED!!!!
***FACE MELTER RELEASE***
Keep your eyes peeled for The Japanese Popstars next release “Face Melter” out on Gung-Ho Recordings January 19th.Â Itâ€™s doing the rounds on promo at the minute and features:
â€œFace Melter (Richard Murray Mix)â€
â€œUuratt Ta Ta Tat (Ta Tat)â€
â€œTotal Distorted Mayhemâ€
You can check the music video for the release online at Youtube.com as it was created by the excellentÂ 13 Videos.Â The video is focused around 3 giant monsters that come to terrorize earth and only the Space Taskforce can stop them!
The 3 monsters represent us and the video is homage to Japanese B-movie madness!!Â Giant Monster Super Fight Attack!!
***Current remixes by The Japanese PopstarsÂ to keep your eyes and ears peeled for***
Shinichi Osawa “Star Guitar” on Data Records
The Music “Drugs” on Yes Please! Recordings
Tong & Spoon “Gas Face” on Televizion
Grand National “Cut By The Brakes” on Sunday Best
Ting Tings “Be The One” on Sony
Beyonce “If I Were A Boy” on RCA/Sony
Beyonce “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” on RCA/Sony
***WE JUST ARE OUT FEBRUARY 24, 2009***
“We Just Are” is The Japanese Popstars debut album released on Gung-Ho! Recordings to great critical acclaim.Â Made up of 12 tracks which best express what The Japanese Popstars are about and should be in all good record stores now!
â€œFILE NEXT TO ORBITAL, UNDERWORLD AND THE CHEMICAL BROTHERSâ€ (NEW BAND OF THE DAY) – THE GUARDIAN
â€œTHESE BOYS ARE GOING OVERGROUND SHARPISHâ€™ â€“ CLASH
â€œBRAIN BLUDGEONING PEAK TIME STAPLES… BIG!â€ â€“ MIXMAG
â€œCUT FROM THE SAME CLOTH AS ORBITAL AND UNDERWORLD… THERE ISNâ€™T THE SLIGHTEST DOUBT THAT THESE GUYS WILL BE MASSIVEâ€ – DJ MAG
â€œBOUND TO CAUSE CARNAGEâ€- IDJ
â€œTHIS ALBUM IS F**KING AMAZINGâ€- POPJUSTICE.COM
â€œNEVER HAS AN IRISH ACT CREATED SO MUCH HYSTERIA FROM PRESS AND INDUSTRY ALIKE – HOTPRESS
***’We Just Are On’ European Tour Dates***
Feb 26th – TBC Digital, Brighton, UK
Feb 27th – Snafu, Aberdeen, Scotland
Feb 28th – Shine, Belfast, N.Ireland
7th Mar – Moles, Bath, UK
27th Mar – Snowside Festival, Austria
Check out some videos of The Japanese Popstars live gigs: