Phenomenons Drive
Phenomenons Drive
Extended play by Boris
Released August 8 2018
Recorded 2017
Genre Experimental Rock
Length 28:45
Boris chronology
Phenomenons Drive
Alternative Cover
Phenomenons Drive Animal Crossing

Phenomenons Drive is an EP by Japanese experimental rock trio Boris, released in August 2018 for their 25th anniversary as a band. This EP was released through Inoxia on clear vinyl and limited to 600 copies.

Notably the title track made it's debut at a Boris with Merzbow live performance on 28 December 2017 (Later released as eternity). "Sanpo" is also a cover originally written by the Japanese psych band Katsurei (Originally appearing on Live 9091, released in 1991 via SSE Communications).

Phenomenons Drive would be re-issued in 2020 on digital platforms, along with vinyl editions and an alternate vinyl edition depicting Wata as an Animal Crossing villager.


  • A. Phenomenons Drive (14:40)
  • B1. Sanpo (Katsurei) (10:15)
  • B2. Sensitiser (3:50)


  • Wata - Guitar, Vocals
  • Takeshi - Bass, Guitar, Vocals
  • Atsuo - Drums, Vocals

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