“There’s new Banamon” read the message, and my teeth set like that emoji that you send when somebody tells you something that’s befitting a “wew lad” but you don’t want to dignify it by typing that much. There were more posts to blog, I thought to myself, than this site’s latest favorite whipping-idol, and the Weekender exists for reasons, and why am I even worried about this, it’s a Ker– oh, Kerrie’s got other things to do, okay. Well, I may as well … oh okay!
So. There’s news from THE BANANA MONKEYS! Some of it involves people, and some of it involves the things that people create. Let’s invert that proposition and start with the thing, which is music, which is actually also the lede, so here you go:
You want lyrics?
— THE BANANA MONKEYS@3/14マイナビBLITZ赤坂ワンマン (@info_banamon) January 3, 2019
In maybe … let’s not call it more surprising, but maybe inevitable-but-nonetheless-terrifying surprising, in that kind of surprising, Banamon went ahead and added a couple of new members, too!
アスカ・レイ、水口じゃぐちが1月8日(火)にTHE BANANA MONKEYS新メンバーとして加入します！
— THE BANANA MONKEYS@3/14マイナビBLITZ赤坂ワンマン (@info_banamon) January 4, 2019
Guessing that one is actually a cop from a narco unit who’s on a detail that will eventually be made into a Wayan Brothers movie, and the other will quit next week
This is the weirdest good unit, you guys. Banamon does good music, is also a disaster to observe from the outside, is also clearly deliberately putting the screws to concepts of propriety because it sells, and may or may not be some kind of government psy-op. Bless them.