Morning Benders sell “Japanese Echo” EP to benefit Japan

Chris Chu of the Morning Benders was born in Japan and would have played his first show in his home country this past week if it wasn’t for the recent disasters. Instead of taking the time to catch up on Breaking Bad, Chu assembled an EP of unreleased songs and remixes to benefit the island nation.

“Last week we were scheduled to go to Tokyo to play our first show ever in Japan. It was going to be a very special trip for us, and for me in particular. I had always dreamt of going back to Japan to play music. Not many people know this, but I was actually born in Japan, and although I only lived there for a couple years, I’ve always had a deep love for the country and its people. I cannot express how sad and helpless I’ve felt reading about everything that is happening there right now, and even though we couldn’t be there, we wanted to do everything we could to help. We love you Japan.”



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