Over the years Japanese Fighting Fish have become more confident in their sound which is reflected in the development of their compositions and – For Queen Marilyn – from the forthcoming album is further evidence of their evolution.
Whilst maintaining a recognisable foothold to earlier material in their career Japanese Fighting Fish add flourishes which shatter through the flow of the track like, well like, Swimming With Piranahs – an LP I look forward to hearing in full next month.
The English alt-rock quartet Japanese Fighting Fish to release the single U Ain’t Gonna Win This on the 13th of November.
Japanese Fighting Fish – U Ain’t Gonna Win This – artwork
Retaining their signature register of lower chords and punchy stanzas, in U Ain’t Gonna Win This, Japanese Fighting Fish introduce influences of funk-rock which finds the audience dipping hips alongside the waving tempo changes.
U Ain’t Gonna Win This discovers the quartet in top form and delivering a single that, despite the more demanding technique, seems to find Japanese Fighting Fish at ease and enjoying themselves. This more relaxed style enables the listener to fully engage both with the music and the musicians.