Winnie is a Japanese rock band from Tokyo, formed in 2002.
Their musical style typically employs a combination of emotional rock and alternative rock,
armed with an irresistible combo of male and female vocals.
The band uses polka dots as their trademark.
The band consists of vocalists Iori and Okuji, bassist Pabo and drummer Jin.
Beginning with "The Darkest Eternal Lights," released 2008 2nd EP,
they were instantly noted as a band to keep a watchful eye -and ear- on.
The EP spawned hit single "Starlike Stereo."
This song received modest airplay and the band found themselves playing at larger venues as the year progressed.
In 2008, the band released it's single, "Sweep," 3rd EP "Headquarter" arrived in the winter of 2009,
the success of which led to their first time Japanese chart in.
The debut album "Dye Myself Black" followed in 2009, full of overwhelming single like "Winner,"
the self-produced collection scored major Japanese Radio and TV rotation,
instantly placing Winnie at the forefront of modern Japanese rock.