Upon being reminded that this year marks rock band Shonen Knife’s 35th anniversary, singer and guitarist Naoko Yamano just smiles and shrugs.
“It has been so many years now, I can’t keep count,” she says with a laugh. “Fixating on anniversaries isn’t very rock ‘n’ roll, so I try not to. We made short-term plans, worked day by day and didn’t plan too much and before we knew it, 30-plus years had gone by. It never crossed our minds when we started that we’d be doing this for a long time … or quitting.”
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