Yuko IKOMA ( plays accordion), Kosuke SHIMIZU (plays bass)
In 1997, Ms.Yuko IKOMA and Mr. Kosuke SHIMIZU formed an Accordion
and Bass unit band 'MAMA!MILK'. They'd like to play 'the songs
lying about anywhere around here'. It means the songs people
can enjoy when they eat or drink, or the songs people can hear
while they walk down the street. They'd like to be able to play
anywhere they wish.
They started playing in cafe bars and on the streets of Kyoto.
After that, other than lives, they've expanded the range of
their activity. They hold events like fashion shows, play music
for stage and offering music for films and visual works.
In 1999 they released their first CD 'ABUNDANT ABANDON' from
At the same time they play live in various places. They also
play with bands including Kyupi Kyupi and Professional Dance
Center in their live performances.
They still play live at small bars and cafes of various places
mainly. They play with other musicians, take part in recordings
and collaborate with dancers.
+MAMA!MILK's CDs are available from the shops listed below:
*Tower Record ( Shinjuku shop and Umeda shop)
*HMV (Shibuya shop), Tahara (Machida shop, Fujisawa shop)
*Virgin (Kyoto shop)
*Reikou-Do (Onomichi shop)
*Jyujiya (Kyoto Sanjo shop)
Please make inquiries to the address below:
Or please send fax to + 81-42-943-5500
The opening theme of Vermilion Pleasure Night is their "Kyoro
no Kyoen (A Spree & Frenchjinks)".
The songs they played at 'Special Guest appearance' were:
"Odoriko Nana (A Dancer Nana)", "Kyoro no Kyoen
(A Spree & Frenchjinks)" and "Shanikusai (The
Their music used for sketches of Vermilion Pleasure Night:
In the sketch 'Bar Federico', "Sugar Daddy" and
In the sketch 'Scuttle Series', "Balloons Over The Carny".
In Opening scene, "Shiawase Na Hibi (Happy days)".