abingdon boys school / New single for abingdon boys school (a.b.s.) “WE aRE” is now available for international digital downloading!


“abingdon boys school”’s new single “WE aRE” is now available for digital downloading in 33 countries around the world!
Since their debut, they’ve been working actively toward the global market, releasing an album for European limited edition and gone around 6 countries such as Russia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, France, and England on a tour titled “abingdon boys school EUROPE TOUR 2009”
This new single will be their first release after an interval of 3 years, and a limited digital release overseas antecedent to the CD release in Japan.
Above all, this antecedent release through iTunes Asia will be the first case for Sony Music Entertainment Japan Inc.
Takanori Nishikawa from T.M.Revolution, the leader of the band comments on this world wide digital release as follows.
“We wanted to make more opportunities for people who are interested in a.b.s. wherever the country might be.”
New single “WE aRE” has tie-in with the theme for Play Station 3 game “Sengoku BASARA HD Collection”.
Their powerful, and haunting vocal as well as sharp and sensitive sounds appeal to the listeners’ emotions, since each band member[Takanori Nishikawa(Vocal.), Hiroshi Shibsaki(Guitar), SUNAO(Guitar.) Toshiyuki Kishi(Keyboard. &Programming] is experienced superb performer.
“We aRE” is available for downloading in the following 33 countries.
【Digital Release】

US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Peru,
Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippine, Thai, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Brunei, Macau, Sri Lanka etc.
US, England, Germany, France etc.
Korea, China etc.
【CD Release】
abingdon boys school
9th Single “WE aRE”
Sep.5 2012
【Limited Edition CD+DVD】
ESCL3911-2 ¥1,500(Tax included)
【Standard Edition: CD】
ESCL3913 ¥1,223(Tax included)
Band members:Takanori Nishikawa(Vocal), Hiroshi Shibsaki(Guitar), SUNAO(Guitar) Toshiyuki Kishi (Key Board &Programming)
A Japanese band fronted by Takanori Nishikawa.a.b.s. (short version for abingdon boys school) was debuted in December 2006. The band is unique in edgy, free-style, hard rock music, which is not limited to genre of J-POP.The band name is after a concept of “a band formed by four high-school students with a pure passion for music”. In November 2009, abingdon boys school went on a tour through Europe and was welcomed with an applause. The group had shows OR performed in Helsinki, Stockholm, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Paris, London and Moscow. They released second album “ABINGDON ROAD” on 2010. a.b.s. will release a new single “WE aRE” on September.
Inazuma Rock Fes 2012
Date: September 15th Open 12:00 Start 14:00
Venue: Multi-purpose field, west side of Biwako museum, Kusatsu-shi, Shiga prefecture
Inazuma Rock Fes Homepage
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