“Last time we came here, Madison Square Garden became our goal and the staff said that we can make it happen,” Kashiyuka told the Voice via a translator.
“But we want to make sure that we build it right and make sure the local fans come.” Japanese pop music has seen sizable growth in the US in 2016, with acts like Babymetal finding a serious foothold among fans in big cities.
But the genre is still a niche, and its squeaky-clean formula combined with Japanese lyrics can make it unapproachable to American audiences.
Perfume know this, so to give local audiences an easy inroad, they’re running a costume exhibit in Chelsea concurrent with their shows this weekend.
It wasn't until the release of their 10th single "Polyrhythm" that the group was elevated to a new level of popularity.
As a result of all of this international exposure, the group was invited to perform at SXSW in the U.
At first, Perfume had a hard time finding an audience or any success.
They started off with a more traditional idol pop sound and gradually shifted more and more into the electro-pop they are known for today.
, Pafyūmu) ist eine japanische J-Pop- und Elektropop-Gruppe, bestehend aus Kashiyuka, Nocchi und A~chan.
2002 war ihr regionales Debüt in ihrer Heimatstadt Hiroshima und 2005 in ganz Japan.