the brilliant green
Formed in 1995, the brilliant green perform a brand of jangle pop reminiscent of the Byrds and early-R.E.M. Most of the band's songs are sung in English, even though singer Kawase Tomoko is not a native speaker. Her accent detracts nothing from the group's solid hooks.
Kawase was recruited for the band when fellow members Okuda Shunsaku and Matsui Ryoo saw her perform in a club.