Kazutaka Nomura went single beneath the name of PWRFL Power following a 2006 separation of Na, a trio which Nomura became an integral part of immediately after he found america from Japan at age 18. PWRFL Power stood in stark comparison to Na’s extra post-rock experimentation; supported with a lone classical guitar, Nomura come up with several music whose quirky lyrics, earnest vocals, and offbeat pop sensibilities place him squarely in group with performers like Sufjan Stevens, Chris Garneau, and Last Fantasy. Nomura’s brand-new project produced waves in the Seattle region nearly from its inception, snagging initial place in the 2007 Capitol Hill Stop Party “Stop Celebrity” competition. Nomura authorized a cope with Slender Means Culture immediately after that, and his self-titled, full-length debut on that label premiered in the springtime of 2008. PWRFL Power’s profile was presented with an extra increase right before the recording arrived when he made an appearance in an cartoon industrial for eSurance, carrying out the music “It’s Okay.” That music, along with other songs, was featured on the limited-edition 7″ released by New York’s Catbird Information later that yr.