Happy 9/16!! Today is the pillows’ 22nd anniversary. Let’s wish them many more years of making awesome music.

Now that the tour excitement is over, let’s catch up on some new release news!

Tedious ManNext month on the 12th, a new solo album, Tedious Man, from lead singer Sawao Yamanaka drops. There will be a regular edition and a limited edition with a bonus DVD featuring two music videos. Guest artists include Kosaku Abe of The Collectors, Akiko Fukuoka of Chatmonchy and the original bassist himself, Tatsuya Kashima.

Born Again
A new tour DVD will also be released on the same date, Born Again, featuring the pillows live at Zepp Tokyo from 4/24/2011 on their Horn Again tour.

Finally, a collaborative album called Time Machine was just released this month, featuring an instrumental rock track from our favorite guitarist, Yoshiaki Manabe.

Pick them up from our affiliate, CD Japan, HMV Japan, Amazon Japan, or your other favorite Japanese music store.

Born in the 60s, a new concert DVD, will be coming out next month on the 16th! The DVD will feature footage of the pillows, TOMOVSKY, THE COLLECTORS, Dohatsuten, and The Pees from last year’s tour of the same name. Check out the preview video below – there’s a clip of the pillows starting at 2:40.

Don’t forget, Horn Again will be coming out in about a week if you haven’t pre-ordered yet!

Also, lyrics from the Movement single have just been posted.

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