GIRLS TAPE STORE formed in September 2001. After that, in February 2002 they contributed to the Minty Fresh Japan compilation. In August the same year, their first EP "i'm in mood" was released. It entered at number one on the College Radio Japan (CRJ) Central chart. Their song "niji" on the Sucre label's compilation" Virtual Architecture" has featured on the Swedish radio show "P3 Pop". In July last year their second EP "in the clouds" was released and reached number one on the CRJ-Tokyo chart, number two on CRJ Central and number six on the CRJ West chart.