Their debut album “The First” was released in 1995 in Asia and Japan and in 1997 the band released their sophomore effort “Manchild” in Europe. Having high expectations for a third one, the band went took a risk and decided to invest a pricy record but problem was Japan was going through an economic downfall and nobody wanted to buy in on the license asking price.
With a punk spirit and a take-no-shit attitude Hey! Hello! are an ultra-catchy noise pop group armed with a truck full of great tunes.
Lush soundscapes, freaky lyrics, the odd midi-sounding stereo effects and the drone-based guitar all add up to something that is so perfect to sit down and mellow with, that it should have been released as a collectors edition with a joint and a strip of acid included…