Superfly (band) - History - 2008–2009: Woodstock and Box Emotions

2008–2009: Woodstock and Box Emotions

The asteroid 91907 Shiho was named after Ochi in 2009, as the asteroid was discovered at the Kuma Kogen Astronomical Observatory in Ehime Prefecture, her home prefecture. April also saw the release of the Rock'N'Roll Show 2008 DVD set from the band's 2008 tour stop at the NHK Hall.

During the 2009 Heroes of Woodstock Tour for the tour's stop in Bethel, New York, the site of the original Woodstock Festival, Ochi joined Big Brother and the Holding Company on stage and performed "Down on Me" and "Piece of My Heart" as a follow up to the previous documentary. The third single from Box Emotions, "Alright!!", was used as the opening theme to the Japanese television drama, BOSS, which began airing on April 16, 2009, as well as its second season which aired in 2011.

Superfly's second studio album, Box Emotions, was released on September 2, 2009, which she celebrated by holding a free live show at the Roppongi Hills arena, which hosted 4000 people. Box Emotions debuted at No. 1 on the Oricon weekly charts, with the first week sales of around 214,000 copies. For the Japanese iTunes Store Rewind of 2009, Box Emotions was the album of the year. Superfly went on tour from October through December to support the album in the "Superly Box Emotions 2009 Tour".

Ochi has also teamed up with fashion designer Manami Kobayashi for the A.I.C (Another Important Culture) brand to create a line of Woodstock and hippie subculture themed clothing called "Cosmic Market".

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