Birds of Tokyo
Birds of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo

About Birds of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo began in 2003 when guitarist Adam Spark approached vocalist Ian Kenny to sing on some demos he’d written.

∙ Even as Birds of Tokyo enjoyed widespread success, Kenny continued to front Karnivool, a band he formed while in high school.
∙ The group’s name was inspired by a magazine article describing the absence of birds in Tokyo because of the city’s high pollution levels.
∙ Birds of Tokyo has been nominated for 17 ARIA Music Awards in their native Australia, winning Best Rock Album honors in 2010.
∙ They twice topped the Australian album charts—with 2013’s March Fires and 2020’s Human Design.
∙ In 2020, the Australian Football League’s West Coast Eagles presented a revamped club song written and produced by Birds of Tokyo bassist Ian Berney and sung by Ian Kenny.

  • ORIGIN
    Perth, Australia
  • FORMED
    2004

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