Apryl Fool

Apryl Fool were a Japanese psych-rock band from Tokyo that released a self-titled album on Columbia in 1969. Three-fifths of the band hailed from beatsters The Floral. Organist Hiro Yanagida subsequently played in Food Brain and Love Live Life + One. Singer Chu Kosaka issued a string of solo albums during the ’70s. Bassist Haruomi Hosono and drummer Takashi Matsumoto formed half of folk-rockers Happy End. Hosono later recorded solo and become one-third of Yellow Magic Orchestra.

Members: Hiro Yanagida (organ, piano), 菊池英二 [Eiji Kikuchi] (lead guitar), 小坂忠 [Chu Kosaka] (lead vocals), 細野晴臣 [Haruomi Hosono] (bass), 松本隆 [Takashi Matsumoto] (drums)


  • Apryl Fool (1969)

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