June 23, 2014

HAPPY’s First Album “HELLO” To Be Released, and US TOUR Documentary Clips Published.

HAPPY will release their first album “HELLO” on August 6th. The 10-song album will include songs from their previous releases such as “SUN” and Wake Up/Lucy”. To celebrate the release of this album, documentary clips on their recent US tour was published on June 18th. The clip will be updated every Wednesday till August 6th. HAPPY “HELLO” Track Listing ・Color ・Cycle of Life ・Lift This Weight ・Lucy ・Magic ・Pity Xmas ・Run Run Run ・Time Will Go On ・Wake... Read More

May 14, 2014

HAPPY’s New Music Video, “Lucy,” Features American Tour Footage

HAPPY has released jacket photos for their double A-side single, “Wake Up/Lucy,” which will be released on June 9. They have also released the music video for the song, “Lucy,” which is included on the single. The director of the video was Mani Kato, who also directed the video for “Lift This Weight,” which was on HAPPY’s first single “SUN.” The video features footage from HAPPY’s American tour “Japan Nite US Tour... Read More

February 21, 2014

Japan Nite & Japan Nite US Tour 2014

SXSW, an annual film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences held in Austin, Texas, United States, starting on March 6th this year. Japan Nite Tour is an annual post-SXSW tour by performers at Japan Nite at SXSW. Japan Nite has showcased numerous upcoming Japanese acts including HY, ELLEGARDEN, Love Phychedelico, Original Love, Lolita No.18, Cocco, Go!Go!7188, Petti Booka, Kishidan, Bonnie Pink, Scandal, Chatmonchy, Number Girl. This year’s performers are Starmarie,... Read More

June 26, 2013

Ten Upcoming Artists Gather at the Stage of “Livemasters CHOICE×HighApps “ Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka Tour!!

“Livemasters CHOICE × HighApps “, a music event held at Shibuya CLUB QUATTRO on April 21(Sun) 2013, will go on a Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka QUATTRO tour in August. The event is organized as the third collaboration event of “Livemasters CHOICE “ by Livemasters Inc., which produces live music events for various artists, and “HighApps” by HIP LAND MUSIC. Just as the previous one, the event will feature 10 upcoming young talents performing on the same stage. Advance tickets... Read More

January 1, 2011


Alec(Vo.Gt.)/ Ric(Vo.Syn.)/ Syu(Ba.Syn.)/ Bob(Dr.Vo.)/ Chew(Gt.Syn.) [HAPPY] is a group of young creative musicians that comes from Ayabe City, an area of forested hills and green rice fields, two hours north of Kyoto City. In 2012, four friends from school days came together to form the band – Alec (g. & v.), Ric (sin. & v.), Syu (b.g. & sin.), and Bob (ds. & v.). Later, Chew (g. & syn.) stepped in. The average age of the group is 20. 2013 has... Read More