Pink

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Pink was a late 1980s new wave band from Japan. Members included Yutaka Fukuoka (vocals/guitar), hajime okano (vocals/bass), Atsunobu Yakabe (vocals/drums), Hoppy Kamiyama (vocal/keyboards), Steve Eto (vocals/percussion), and Hidehiro Shibuya (vocals/guitars) Osamu Sakasai (vocals/guitars). 2) Pink was an alias of Manfred Linzner, a computer game music composer/demoscene artist & co-creator of the AHX tracker format. (Not to be confused with pop artist P!nk. ...show more

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Pink was a late 1980s new wave band from Japan. Members included Yutaka Fukuoka (vocals/guitar), hajime okano (vocals/bass), Atsunobu Yakabe (vocals/drums), Hoppy Kamiyama (vocal/keyboards), Steve Eto (vocals/percussion), and Hidehiro Shibuya (vocals/guitars) Osamu Sakasai (vocals/guitars). 2) Pink was an alias of Manfred Linzner, a computer game music composer/demoscene artist & co-creator of the AHX tracker format. (Not to be confused with pop artist P!nk.

If you're here due to the pop artist, do last.fm and yourself a favor, Fix your artist tags.) 1.) The band Pink formed as a collaboration between ビブラトーンズ (Vibratones) member Yutaka Fukuoka and HERO member Hoppy Kamiyama. The two were joined by hajime okano, Kamiyama's fellow bandmember in the rock group ショコラータ (Gun Blast). Atsunobu Yakabe, Osamu Skasai, and percussionist and former model Steve Eto rounded out the lineup. The group released the singles 砂の雫 (Drops of Sand) and プライベートストーリー (PRIVATE STORY) in 1984.

Pink self-produced their first self-titled album, Pink, May 25, 1985 under their "MOON Records" label. The band went on to release 光の子 (Child of Light) in February 1986 and two more albums, PSYCHO-DELICIOUS and CYBER in 1987. At this point, the growing popularity of Pink caught the attention of major record labels. Hoppy Kamiyama would land a two-album deal with Toshiba EMI. ...show less