Perfume keeps finding new opportunities more than 15 years into its career. This spring, the electro-pop trio embarks on its latest international tour, with stops in Asia and North America, but the real development comes at the very end of that jaunt when the group plays the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, over two weekends in April.

“It’s going to be a bigger challenge for us,” Ayaka Nishiwaki, better known as “A-chan,” tells The Japan Times from the Shibuya office of the group’s talent agency Amuse Inc. “The time of our set will probably be difficult. And of course, playing for a crowd that mostly doesn’t know us.”

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