Monday, September 14, 2009

All-4-One: The Beatles Of Japan?

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – In Japan, the real Fab Four are the guys from the R&B group, All-4-One.

The Grammy-winning group known for “I Swear” has been touring in Asia, where screaming fans’ devotion is reminiscent of Beatlemania.

According to group member Jamie Jones, Japanese fans sleep outside their concerts and know every word of their songs.

The guys recently played to a crowd 35,000 who sang all their jams – old and new – despite the language difference.

Jones says the language barrier only becomes a hurdle when trying to have actual conversations with fans after shows.

That’s when they nod and smile a lot as fans muster, “I really like ‘I Swear.’”

Jones thinks Asians learned to be true fanatics from Americans, taking a cue from Beatlemaniacs.

All-4-One has a new album coming out, No Regrets, tomorrow (Sep. 15) in hopes of a stateside comeback.

However, Jones assures that they’ll still play the classics at concerts to avoid “getting beat up.”

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