generasia:Featured article for 2020 week 18
THE ORAL CIGARETTES is a Japanese rock band signed to A-Sketch. The four-piece rock band formed in Nara, Japan in 2010. Since its formation, the band has been aggressive in local live performances spread throughout the Kansai region.
In 2012, they won the Grand Prix at the MASH A&R audition of music. After the release of an indie demo, an indie single, and two indie albums, THE ORAL CIGARETTES made their major debut with the single "Kishikaisei STORY" in 2014. They have currently released two independent albums, four studio albums, one extended play, eight single albums and one demo album, and are are best known for performing the opening theme song of the anime Noragami Aragoto, "Kyouran Hey Kids!!".
Their fifth major studio album, SUCK MY WORLD, is released this week on April 29th.