| Indie Rock|
Gesu no Kiwami Otome
Tokyo, Japan (2010)
| Unborde, Space Shower Records|
E ni Naranai Kachō, Mariko Wada, Yūsuke Ōta
anomachi record, Sayounara Subarashii Sekai
Gesu no Kiwami Otome, Kinoko Teikoku, go!go!vanillas, LAMP IN TERREN, GOOD ON THE REEL
indigo la End is a Japanese rock band led by vocalist and songwriter Enon Kawatani. The band released their debut extended play in 2012 with independent label Space Shower Records, and were later signed by Warner sub-label Unborde. The band is currently on hiatus due to the activities of the lead vocalist, Enon Kawatani.
The band first began in April 2009, however after a member change began full activities from February 2010. The original bassist, E ni Naranai Kachō, left the band in July 2011. In January he was replaced with Mariko Wada, and the band released their debut extended play Sayōnara, Subarashii Sekai in April 2012. Mariko Wada left soon after in June, with the band releasing a second extended play Nagisa nite in September.
The band released their debut album Yoru ni Mahō o Kakerarete in February 2013. Two months later saw the debut of another band of vocalist Enon Kawatani's, Gesu no Kiwami Otome, when they released the extended play Dress no Nugikata. Gesu no Kiwami Otome featured former indigo la End bassist E ni Naranai Kachō. In December, the band was signed to Warner sub-label Unborde simultaneously with Gesu no Kiwami Otome. Both musical units released their major label debut released on April 2, 2014: Minna Normal for Gesu no Kiwami Otome and Ano Machi Record for Inidgo la End.
In the remainder of 2014, the band released two singles, "Hitomi ni Utsuranai" and "Sayonara Bell". At the end of the band's performance at the Countdown Japan 14/15 new years music festival, band drummer Yūsuke Ōta announced his retirement from the band, citing differences in opinion for the future of the band. His final recordings with the band are featured on their second studio album, Shiawase ga Afuretara (2015).
The band's name was inspired by Japanese band Spitz and their album Indigo Chiheisen (1996).Enon Kawatani (川谷絵音, Kawatani Enon), real name Kenta Kawatani (川谷健太, Kawatani Kenta), is the band's vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter, who also fronts the band Gesu no Kiwami Otome.
Curtis Osada (長田カーティス, Osada Kātisu), real name Yoshitaka Osada (長田佳孝, Osada Yoshitaka), is the band's guitarist.
Ryōsuke Gochō (後鳥亮介, Gochō Ryōsuke) is the band's bassist. Formerly a support member, he was promoted to being a fully-fledged member on August 10, 2014.
Eitarō Satō (佐藤栄太郎, Satō Eitarō) is the band's drummer. Formerly a support member for the band's 2015 Shiawase ga Afuretara tour, he was promoted to being a fully-fledged member on March 17, 2015.
Yūsuke Ōta (オオタユウスケ, Ōta Yūsuke), real name 太田悠介, was the band's drummer. In December 2014 he left the band, after recording the Shiawase ga Afuretara album and performing at the Countdown Japan 14/15 festival.
E ni Naranai Kachō (絵にならない課長, "Unpicturable Manager"), real name Masao Wada (和田まさお, Wada Masao), was the band's bassist from 2010 until July 2011. From 2007 to 2009, Wada was a member of the band Aomune, performing under the name Waden (ワデン). He later collaborated with Kawatani in 2012 as Kyūjitsu Kachō (休日課長, "Weekend Manager"), the bassist for the band Gesu no Kiwami Otome.
Mariko Wada (和田茉莉子, Wada Mariko) was the band's bassist from January 2012, but announced on her June 2012. During her time with the band, she also worked as a member of the bands Boots on Avalanche and Far France, and was formerly a member of Halt.
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