Chilli Beans. Releases Sophomore Album 'Welcome To My Castle'

Chilli Beans. has released their second full-length album titled 'Welcome To My Castle'. The 3-piece band from Japan consists of Moto (Vocals), Maika (Bass & Vocals), and Lily (Guitar & Vocals).

‘Welcome To My Castle’ is a captivating musical journey that explores the boundaries of imagination and creativity. With each track, the band transports listeners to different worlds, evoking a sense of wonder and adventure. Through their unique blend of catchy pop tunes and garage rock, the band creates a sonic landscape that is both ethereal and dynamic. 
"This is a concept album inviting everyone to Chilli Beans.'s castle! We would be delighted if you could enjoy the various worlds we have created through the music, from beginning to end." – Chilli Beans.

Formed in 2019, Chilli Beans. has crafted a signature sound that has won over the hearts of millions of fans around the world. Since the band’s formation, they have consistently garnered strong support from industry tastemakers as well as the media.

In 2021, their release “lemonade” climbed to #1 on Spotify’s Viral Top 50 Chart in Japan, and in January of 2023, "rose feat. Vaundy" topped Billboard Japan’s "Heatseekers Songs" twice. “Raise”, which was released earlier this year was selected as the ending theme song for the TV anime series ‘ONE PIECE’. 

Known for their exceptional songwriting and harmonious vocals, they continue to impress with engaging live performances. This summer, they played at the beloved Fuji Rock Festival and in August  2023, they opened for Two Door Cinema Club in Taipei, expanding their musical impact to a global audience. Building on this momentum, the band's highly anticipated first Budokan show in February 2024 is already sold out, marking an important milestone in their career. The iconic venue holds deep significance for Japan, initially constructed for the inaugural Olympic judo competition but has subsequently expanded to host musical performances. Some notable names that have performed there include The Beatles, Blur, Duran Duran, Kiss, Morrissey, Ozzy Osbourne, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Journey, Deep Purple and Pink Floyd. Blackpink too made their debut Japan showcase at this renowned stage. The venue has played a vital part in the Japanese music scene, especially for rock/alternative music fans.

‘Welcome To My Castle’ is the perfect sonic embodiment of Chilli Beans. and this release solidifies their standing as one of the most exciting Asian artists to keep an eye on. Echoing the band's album, the title track "Welcome" also encapsulates the mantra of the album by welcoming listeners to a place where only fun exists, urging them to enjoy the moment and go with the flow. The song features an upbeat and head-bobbing sound that showcases each member's instruments. Merging their vocals with plenty of bass and incorporating the quintessential synth sound of 70s~80s Soul/Disco Funk, it seamlessly complements the guitar riffs, capturing the song's energy and delivering an infectious musical experience for listeners.

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