Part of SUPERCAR's aesthetic success stems from their "ordinary country-grown" roots in the Aomori Prefecture, far north from the constant clamor of Tokyo. It was here that the youthful band first took shape. In 1995, bassist Miki Furukawa placed an advertisement in a local magazine seeking fellow musicians. Junji Ishiwatari responded and convinced childhood friend Kōji Nakamura to join as well. Junji and Kōji soon recruited drummer Kōdai Tazawa, an acquaintance from middle school. After writing songs and recording demo tapes, they received a record contract. In 1997 they released their debut album, Three Out Change, and their second album, Jump Up, in 1999. This album was followed by Ooyeah and Ookeah, both also released in 1999. With the 2000 album Futurama, electronic experimentation took a larger role that would characterize the band's sound for the rest of their career. The 2002 release Highvision continued the electronic development, and the single Strobolights did not even contain a guitar. They released their last album, Answer in 2004. Perhaps their most experimental album, Answer contained balance of both rock and electronica.
In 2005, they announced their plans to break up. They held one last concert, and released a DVD of it titled Last Live. All album names and song titles are in English. The lyrics, mostly written by Ishiwatari, alternate between English and Japanese.
* Cream Soda (September 21, 1997)
* Planet (December 1, 1997)
* Lucky (March 1, 1998)
* Drive (May 21, 1998)
* Sunday People (September 21, 1998)
* My Girl (February 3, 1999)
* Love Forever (May 21, 1999)
* Fairway (February 2, 2000)
* White Surf Style 5 (October 12, 2000)
* Strobolights (May 23, 2001)
* Yumegiwa Last Boy (November 21, 2001)
* Aoharu Youth (February 6, 2002)
* Recreation (February 14, 2003)
* BGM (November 19, 2003)
* Last Scene (January 28, 2004)
* Wonder Word EP (April 28, 2004)
* Three Out Change (April 1, 1998)
* Jump Up (February 10, 1999)
* Futurama (November 22, 2000)
* Highvision (April 24, 2002)
* Answer (February 25, 2004)
* Ooyeah (August 21, 1999)
* Ookeah (August 21, 1999)
* 16/50 1997~1999 (February 14, 2003)
* A (March 24, 2005)
* B (March 24, 2005)
* High Booster + U.N. VJ Works (November 19, 2002)
* P.V.D. (November 20, 2002)
* P.V.D. 2 (November 20, 2002)
* Last Live Kanzen-ban (LAST LIVE 完全版 Last Live: Complete Edition) (June 29, 2005)
* P.V.D. Complete 10th Anniversary Edition (April 4, 2007)
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All all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all
All all all all right!!!!
The lyrics to Supercar's song Strobelights convey a sense of joy and celebration. The repetition of the phrase "true heart (真実!)" in between the various sections of the song suggests a focus on being true to oneself and genuine in one's emotions. The opening lines of the song ("2愛＋4愛＋2愛＋4愛-sunset") seem to refer to the end of a day or a time of transition, with the following lines ("＋4愛＋2愛＋4愛＋2愛＋4愛＋2愛＋4愛") building up to a crescendo of energy and enthusiasm.
The chorus of the song, which repeats "今、愛の灯のライト" ("Now, the light of love"), reinforces the idea of celebration and positivity, with the word "love" serving as a unifying force that brings people and things together. The closing lines of the song ("All all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all / All all all all right!!!!") seem to express a sense of satisfaction and contentment with the present moment, and an eagerness to continue moving forward.
Overall, Supercar's "Strobelights" is a song that celebrates the power of love and encourages listeners to stay true to themselves and embrace the positive energy of the world around them.
Line by Line Meaning
The sun sets amidst the backdrop of love, an amalgamation of two, four, and two hearts.
The sun sets leaving traces of four, two, four, two, four, two, four hearts behind.
The sun sets giving way to the collection of emotions that are four, two, four, two, four, two, four hearts.
The sum of four, two, four, and two hearts equals true love (真実!).
The expression 2愛＋4愛＋2愛＋4愛-sunset＋4愛＋2愛＋4愛＋2愛 equals true love (真実!).
The light of love illuminates each and every day.
The light of love encompasses every individual.
The light of love beautifies everything.
The light of love encompasses everything.
The true meaning of the light of love is encompassing everything.
The light of love exists in the here and now, given credence by existence itself.
The light of love exists in the present moment, unbroken and unchanging.
The present moment is all there is; it is the light of love.
All all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all all
All all all all right!!!!
Everything is encapsulated by the light of love, and it feels right.
Writer(s): 石渡 淳治, 中村 弘二, 石渡 淳治, 中村 弘二
Contributed by Jordyn V. Suggest a correction in the comments below.