Buffalo Daughter Shares “ET (Densha),” Announce New Album

Over the weekend Japanese art-rock pioneers Buffalo Daughter announced We Are The Times, their first new album in seven years, out on September 17th, 2021, alongside the first single from the record “ET (Densha) available on all digital streaming services now.

Since their 1996 debut on the legendary Beastie Boys-run label Grand Royal, Buffalo Daughter has been recognized as an original and energetic standout in the modern Japanese music scene. Over their decades-long career, The band has pushed their unique post-rock, new wave, and techno-influenced sound to global success, from numerous world tours to collaborations with many prominent acts including Air, Blonde Redhead, Cibbo Matto, and Shonen Knife. 

The music video for their new single “ET (Densha)” was created by Berlin-based artist Ryoichi Kurokawa, illustrating the worldbuilding sensation of the track with a sense of delicate power. “ET (Densha) is our soundscape for the world we currently live in,” the band wrote in a statement. “Darkness and light, chaos and harmony, intensity and ease – they seem to be black and white, but are they really? Where are we going?  Take the ET (electric train) and let the journey begin.”