January 1, 2011


ELLEGARDEN is a Japanese rock group that formed in December of 1998 in Chiba, Japan. It includes drummer Hirotaka Takahashi, vocalist Takeshi Hosomi, guitarist Shinichi Ubakata, and bassist Yuichi Takada. Their names are usually abbreviated and is called “ELLE”. ELLEGARDEN has a sound strikingly similar to some American Pop Punk bands, and sings in both Japanese and English. Because of their usually grammatically correct English lyrics (mostly written by Hosomi) and... Read More