Carsick Cars’ first show in Japan will be held on Wednesday, November 1 at WWW X in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Carsick Cars is a Chinese indie rock band formed in 2005. The band features an alternative rock tone, with driving guitar noise and minimalist development coming and going. Their music has received international acclaim, and in 2007 they accompanied Sonic Youth on their European tour. Their song “Zhongnanhai” from the album “Carsick Cars” was a huge hit in China, and they are now a legend in the Chinese indie scene.
Zhongnanhai” is also known as the location of the headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party, and the song is said to be about “Zhongnanhai,” a brand of cigarettes.
(omitted)(from the lyrics of “Zhongnanhai”)
抽烟只抽中南海 (Only Zhongnanhai cigarettes)
Life 离不开中南海(I can’t live without Zhongnanhai)
Additional guest DJs will be announced for the show in Japan at WWW X. General tickets are available on Peatix.