A version of Sushi Backpack’s song “Saku” was featured last year on the Fallen Love Records compilation “Secret Gardens.” In an interview with Fallen Love, sing/songwriter/guitarist Ben Austin talks about the song:
"For a few years I had an office job that allowed me to listen to music the whole day and, through extensive YouTube sleuthing and recommendations from the Indiepop Digest, I discovered a lot of great music from Japan. Last spring, after finding some cheap plane tickets and using all my paid time off, I booked a trip to Tokyo and planned to see a show every night! I met a girl over there (we hung out at a Kiichibiru show) and we stayed in touch after I returned home. So this song is sort of about that trip and that girl and whether or not we would feel the same way about each other the next time we met. She didn’t but I left that out of the song … "