Shonen Knife's Happy hour : food, gender, rock and roll /

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Bloomsbury Academic,, New York, NY, United States; London, United Kingdom, p.1 online resource (xiii, 161 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01084153, (OCoLC)fst01099204, (OCoLC)fst02003446, fast, Food in music, Food in music., History and criticism., Japan, Punk rock music, Rock music


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction. Itadakimasu! (Let's Eat!) -- Girl Bands and Josei Rock, 1950s-1980s -- Food, Gender, and Music in Postwar Japan -- Shōnen Knife's Songs in the Key of Food -- Konnichiwa! : An Introduction to Happy Hour (1998) and its Cover Art -- Happy Hour : Food, Music, and Transnational Flow -- The Delicious Banality of "Banana Chips" -- Sweet Candy Power : Shōnen Knife and Their Josei Rock Legacy."Happy Hour, filled with pop punk songs about food, encapsulates the international allure of the all-female punk trio from Osaka, Japan"--Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 19, 2021).