Zettaimu
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Zettaimu

Tokyo, Tōkyō, Japan

Tokyo, Tōkyō, Japan
Band Rock Alternative

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"A world-famous producer of ELTON JOHN, LED ZEPPELIN..."

a world-famous producer STUART EPPS contacted Zettaimu. He has been producing many of the world-famous artists including ELTON JOHN, LED ZEPPELIN...) in the UK..
He is so interested to work with Zettaimu! - STUART EPPS - A world-famous producer


"Andre Betts - Madonna's Record Producer"

Madonna's Record Producer Andre Betts contacted Zettaimu. He is listening to the music on Zettaimu myspace and website he really likes what Zettaimu is doing. He is always into listening and working on something great and different. He would love to hear the music, and he looks forward to working with them. Also he takes the Cd's with him to listen in the car and the plane he really enjoyed them.

He said it was nice to listen to something different for a change!

He really loves Zettaimu's sound and said "Very creative!!" - Andre Betts - Madonna's Record Producer


Discography

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*** Zettaimu 1st. album ***
My Grandma Says...
1989 Garando Records

*** Zettaimu cassette ***
Zettaimu Live!
1991 Garando Records

*** Zettaimu 2nd. album ***
In The Decadent Times
1998 Garando Records

*** Zettaimu 3rd. album ***
What Can I Do
2003 Garando Records

*** Zettaimu 4th. album ***
Oiran
2005 Garando Records

*** Zettaimu 5th. album ***
Miroque
2007 MUSEA(France) & POSEIDON(Japan)

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COWBOYS IN TOKYO
Zettaimu with some indie bands from Texas.
1998 Twin Bhudda Records (USA)

POP goes the WORLD
Zettaimu with some famous indie bands from Europe, US and Oceania.
1998 RPM (USA)

J-Indies Archive/Secret famous tune from JAPAN
Zettaimu and some Japanese bands
2004 ACCESS ENTERTAINMENT(JAPAN)

ROCK IN ASIA
Zettaimu and some Asian rock bands
2007 Kingsworld Management(Singapore)

Jap's Progre
Zettaimu and Japanese progressive bands
2008 YggrDrasill Records(Japan)

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Feeling a bit camera shy

Bio

In 1983, Hisashi Furuehad some doubts about his own originality. Because he liked not only rock music but old Japanese melody and "Ma" (Japanese intervals between notes). He formed Zettaimu for mixing Japanese-like sound with rock music.
In 1989, their first album My Grandma Says...(LP) was released by Garando Records.

In 1991, the live cassetteZettaimu Live!was released by Garando Records.

In 1997, once Hisashi Furue put his new song clips on his website, some labels, music critics, musicians in various countries, such as Europe and America appreciated his stuff. Some labels asked for him to give some of his tracks.

In 1998, Zettaimu joined the compilation cd COWBOYS IN TOKYOby US label TWIN BHUDDA RECORDS with some indie bands from Texas.
In 1998, Zettaimu joined the compilation cd Pop Goes The Worldby US label RPM (USA) with some famous indie bands from Europe, US and Oceania.
In 1998, their second album In The Decadent Timeswas released abroad earlier than in Japan by Garando Records. It was highly regarded abroad, especially in Europe and US as an alternative rock music. Zettaimu expressed their originality in the various and different styles of music, alternative, psychedelic, progressive rock, pops….

In 2000, they restarted their live after ten years ago.

In 2001, Eugene La Branch (US producer) visited their live. He liked Zettaimu sound and offered US tour, recording in Miami, Europe tour to them.

In 2002, Zettaimu signed a three-year contract with Eugene's company for the recording etc. Their first US tour mainly on the West Coast, thanks to Eugene's kind help and his financial support. But the contract was canceled because of some troubles on the tour. Now the band is unsigned.

In 2003, the 3rd album What Can I Dowas released on October 8th in Japan after an interval of five years. In 2004, the song CLASS V(five) of the album was selected on Japanese compilation cd J-Indies Archive/Secret famous tune from JAPAN.

In 2005, the 4th album Oiranwas released on Jun 3 in Japan. In 2006, the title track of the album was selected on the compilation cd ROCK IN ASIAby a foreign label.

In 2007, the 5th album MIROQUEwas released from MUSEA(the biggest progressive rock label globally, from France) and POSEIDON(Japanese label for progressive rock) in March 5th.

In 2008, Zettaimu joined the compilation cd Jap's Progreby Japanese label YggrDrasill Records (JAPAN) with some famous progressive rock bands from JAPAN. They featured the unpublished song On Sowaka.

In 2009, a world-famous producer STUART EPPS contacted Zettaimu. He has been producing many of the world-famous artists including ELTON JOHN, LED ZEPPELIN...) in the UK..
He is so interested to work with Zettaimu!

In 2009, Madonna's Record Producer Andre Betts contacted Zettaimu. He really loves Zettaimu's sound and said "Very creative!!"