Mona Lisa Overdrive is the thirteenth album by Buck-Tick, released on February 13, 2003. The album is named after the 1989 novel Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson. It reached number seven on the Oricon chart.
Buck-Tick is a Japanese rock band, formed in Fujioka, Gunma in 1983. The group has consisted of Atsushi Sakurai , Hisashi Imai , Hidehiko Hoshino , Yutaka Higuchi and Toll Yagami since 1985. Over the course of its career, the band has experimented with many different genres of music, including punk, dark wave, electronic, industrial, gothic and straight rock. Along with X Japan, D'erlanger and Color, Buck-Tick are commonly credited as one of... the founders of the visual kei movement. In addition to their long, productive career as a band, the five members have worked on individual projects and collaborated with many other famous artists, both Japanese and foreign, including Maki Fujii , Issay , Kiyoshi , Masami Tsuchiya , Raymond Watts , Sascha Konietzko , Clan of Xymox, Robin Guthrie and Kelli Ali . Buck-Tick was originally formed in 1983. All five of the band members lived in the town of Fujioka, in Gunma prefecture.more