Shonen Knife

Also known as 少年ナイフ, 少年ナイフのみんな
Members of Shonen Knife: Atsuko Yamano, China (5), Emi Morimoto, Etsuko Nakanishi, Michie Nakatani, Naoko Yamano, Ritsuko Taneda
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.shonenknife.com/, http://www.shonenknife.net/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shonen_Knife

Discography of Shonen Knife:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Brand New Knife 17 Audio 1997 Big Deal
2 E.S.P. / One Week 4 Audio 1997 Big Deal
3 Rock Animals 11 Audio 1994-01-25 Virgin Records America, Inc.
4 Pretty Little Baka Guy + Live In Japan! 21 Audio 1990 Rockville
5 Shonen Knife 21 Audio 1990 Giant Records (2)
6 A Shonen Knife Christmas Record For You 2 Audio 1991 Rockville
7 Let's Knife 17 Audio 1992
8 Neon Zebra b/w Bear Up Bison (Live) 2 Audio 1991-04-00 Sub Pop
9 Riding On The Rocket 4 Audio 1992 August Records
10 Let's Knife 15 Audio 1996
11 Shonen Knife 21 Audio 1990 Giant Records (2)
12 Let's Knife 21 Audio 1992 August Records
13 Riding On The Rocket 4 Audio 1992 August Records
14 Pretty Little Baka Guy 10 Audio 1986 Subversive Records
15 Riding On The Rocket 4 Audio 1992 August Records
16 Inside Dave's Garage - Volume Four 2 Audio 1994 Radiopaque Recordings
17 All I Want For Christmas........ 3 Audio 1999-12-16 Universal
18 Rock Animals 11 Audio 1994 August Records
19 Pretty Little Baka Guy 10 Audio 1986 Zero Records
20 Let's Knife 17 Audio 1992
21 Rock Animals 11 Audio 1994 Virgin Records America, Inc.
22 Knife Collectors 4 Audio 1993 T.E.C. Tones
23 Space Christmas 3 Audio 1991 Seminal Twang
24 712 17 Audio 2005-01-25 Oglio Records
25 Get The Wow 4 Audio 1993-01-25 August Records
26 Get The Wow 4 Audio 1993-01-25 August Records
27 Let's Knife 15 Audio 1992
28 Brown Mushrooms And Other Delights 4 Audio 1993
29 Happy Hour 14 Audio 1998 Universal Records
30 Rock Animals 11 Audio 1994 August Records
31 Happy Hour 14 Audio 1998 Big Deal
32 Burning Farm 13 Audio 1985 K
33 Riding On The Rocket 2 Audio 1992 August Records
34 712 15 Audio 1992 Rockville
35 Brand New Knife 13 Audio 1996-08-21 MCA Records
36 Let's Knife 24 Audio 1992
37 Get The Wow 2 Audio 1993-01-25 August Records
38 712 15 Audio 1991-07-01 Chico Chica
39 Let's Knife 15 Audio 1996 Shock (2)
40 Let's Knife 15 Audio 1996
41 A Shonen Knife Christmas Record For You 2 Audio 1991 Rockville
42 Let's Knife 15 Audio 1992
43 Ultra Mix 8 Audio 1997 Universal
44 Super Mix 8 Audio 1997 MCA Records
45 Tomato Head 4 Audio 1994 Virgin
46 Rock Animals 11 Audio 1994 August Records
47 712 4 Audio 1991 Insipid Vinyl
48 Brand New Knife 13 Audio 1996 MCA Records
49 Rock Animals 11 Audio 1993
50 Heavy Songs 12 Audio 2003 Confidential Recordings


One of the most famous all-female Japanese pop/rock bands, formed in Osaka, Japan, in 1981. They became popular in US due to constant namechecking by various alternative acts of the early 90s.

Sometimes they also perform as a Ramones cover band, under the name Osaka Ramones.

The current line-up (as of 2011):

Naoko Yamano - vocal, guitars

Ritsuko Taneda - bass, backing vocals

Emi Morimoto - drums, backing vocals


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