Amber Mary Bain (born 13 July 1995), known professionally as The Japanese House, is an English indie pop musician from Buckinghamshire. Bain contributes vocals and plays guitar, synthesizer and keyboard for their music. As a teenager, Bain decided to pursue a career in music, having been taught music from their father during childhood. They began writing music under the moniker the Japanese House in 2012, after being introduced to Matty Healy of the 1975, who offered to help produce their music under the label Dirty Hit. They first rose to prominence after the release of their first single, "Still", which was a critical success and premiered on BBC Radio 1 presented by Zane Lowe.

Bain's androgynous vocals, heavy use of production, and elusive media presence fuelled fan speculation about their gender and identity after their first few singles were released. In 2015, Bain released their debut EP Pools to Bathe In and the follow up EP Clean. These first two EPs were rooted in indie pop and synth-pop, and included experimentation with genres such as dream pop, folktronica, and electropop. They toured with Dirty Hit labelmates the 1975 and Wolf Alice in 2015 and 2016 before headlining tours of their own.

Their third EP, Swim Against the Tide (2016) was influenced by 80s synthpop and technopop. Their fourth EP, Saw You in a Dream (2017) saw their continued experimentation with different genres of electronica and rock. Bain co-produced their first full-length album Good at Falling (2019) with George Daniel and American record producer BJ Burton. Their fifth EP, The LA Sessions (2019), featured live recordings of reimagined tracks from Good at Falling and Saw You in a Dream.

Chewing Cotton Wool

Chewing Cotton Wool

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Something Has to Change

Something Has to Change

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The LA Sessions (Live)

The LA Sessions (Live)

August 8, 2019

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The LA Sessions

The LA Sessions

August 8, 2019

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Good at Falling

Good at Falling

March 1, 2019

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Good At Falling

Good At Falling

March 1, 2019

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We Talk All The Time

We Talk All The Time

February 4, 2019

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Maybe You're the Reason

Maybe You're the Reason

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Follow My Girl

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Saw You In A Dream

Saw You In A Dream

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Saw You in a Dream

Saw You in a Dream

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Swim Against the Tide

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Pools to Bathe In

Pools to Bathe In

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Pools To Bathe In

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