– Hana Chiba (vocals) – Born January 31, 1979, from Toyama.
– K. Ichikawa (guitar) – Born July 25, 1981, born in Shizuoka.
Youmou to Ohana (“Wool and Flowers”) is a Japanese acoustic guitar duo. Their name is a combination of guitarist Ichikawa’s nickname “Wool” and vocalist Chiba’s first name. The members were recruited over the Internet in July 2003 and began their activities as a band in 2004. Their first recorded release in 2007 was sold as a limited-edition item at Village Vanguard and sold 3,000 copies throughout Japan.
Official Website: http://www.youmoutoohana.com/