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[BadPanda004] American Green – She Goes To France…

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Imagine Joe Hisaishi’s piano combined with Sigur Rós’s crescendo and the images by Hayao Miyazaki running in the background. This is “She Goes To France…” by japanese solo project American Green, in exclusive for Bad Panda.

American Green – She Goes to France… [mp3] [ogg]

Creative Commons License: CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0

The song is distributed under a Creative Commons License: CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0


American Green is the indietronica/post-rock project of japanese musician Takafumi Shirai. All his music is written and recorded in School Notebook Studio – his own bedroom.

I am Takafumi Shirai at “AMERICAN GREEN”.
I was born in Fukuoka Japan on March 1985.
AMERICAN GREEN is one of my favorite colors.
This is my solo project.
I started composing music with DAW from 2007.
I played as a drummer in a band before that.
I am a bedroom musician.
I don’t smoke and drink.
I love coke, coffee, orange juice, and frisk spearmint.


Where do you live actually?

Fukuoka, Japan.

What is the last thing you ate?

Japanese Food. However, I don’t know the food’s name.

Your addiction?

Coke, Frisk And Coffee.

One quote?

One movie?

Japanese movie Megane (Naoko Ogigami)

One song?

Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) by the The Jealous Sea

Favourite venue?

Kieth Flack (Oyafuko, Fukuoka, Japan)

Best concert ever?

Wood/Water Music 2 with I Am Robot And Proud (and Paraele Stripes, ampfolk, Autumnleaf and DJ BOSS) at Hair Design Gran in Fukuoka

Favourite place on earth?

My bed room. And my car.

Where would you wish to wake up tomorrow?

In my bed. Better if warm.




Beautiful Rain, Beautiful Tears EP (LostChildren/Razor Label, 2008) [dl]
Roof To Roof EP (LostChildren, 2009) [dl]

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28/12/2009 at 2:02 PM

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