HI-STANDARD: Love Is a Battlefield: CD

A four-song teaser until they record their next full length. I love this three piece from Japan so much because of their ability to bastardize songs when they do covers. Here they do a cover of “Can’t Help Falling in Love.” Their own songs are right up there with their special brand of bubble gum-fueled fun punk. In the same vein as the Toy Dolls but Japanese style. They can always put a smile on my jaded face. Hearing singer/guitarist start blurting out in his thick Japanese accented English, I know I’m in for a good time. They always seem to be having more fun than the rest. Can’t wait for their next full length and their next tour in the states.

 –don (Fat)