Artist: Rats & Star

Album: Soul Vacation

Year: 1983

Rats & Star, formerly called the Chanels, were an all male J-pop group heavily influenced by doo-wop music. The group's name is a palindrome, reading the same forwards and backwards, and symbolizes "rats" raised in the less affluent parts of town that could, by singing doo-wop music, reverse their fortunes and collectively become a "star."

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