The Blue Hearts ($B%6!&%V%k!<%O!<%D(J) are a Japanese punk band. Any additional information or links concerning the Blue Hearts would be appreciated.
Also be aware that apparently there is a recent UK country group with a similar name.
The Blue Hearts have broken up. Kohmoto Hiroto and Mashima Masatoshi have joined with Shirabe Sakito ($BD4(J $B@h?M(J), Ooshima Kenji ($BBgEg8-<#(J), and Shirai Mikio ($BGr0f44IW(J) to form The High-Lows ($B%6!&%O%$%m%&%:(J).
High-Lows albums include:
Apparently, Juggler Records out of Portland Oregon has the US rights to The Blue Hearts. They once advertised a 12 song CD titled Blast Off!, but according to a guy at vradio, Juggler does not have any merchandise left for sale.
Sayonara, Blue Hearts -- a punk diary ($B$5$h$J$i!"%V%k!<%O!<%D(J -- $B%Q%s%/F|5-(J)
(c) 1993 Toyama Kouichi ($B30;3910l(J)
Takarajimasha (kabu), 223p
I've read 55 pages of this on and off over 3 years. Haven't gotten to the Blue Hearts part yet. It's a diary-like account of a punk musician in Fukuoka. A fun read.
MIHO has a page devoted to the High-Lows.