Sakura Band is a Malaysian pop band formed on the 1st October 2012; The band currently consists of four members; lead vocalist Melley Matius (Mell), 1st guitarist Ali Ezzati Musavi Abd Malek (Ali), 2nd guitarist Muhammad Haniff Johari (Anip) and bassist Mohd Haikal Zainin (Akai). Hence, Sakuraband was born and mentored by a local renowned band, 6ixth Sense.
To date, the band has released 5 singles; Setelah Hujan was their debut single followed by a second single entitled Pelarian, featuring Adi 6ixth Sense. This song became a stepping stone for them in the local music industry as it was nominated for Carta Muzik Muzik 29 in 2014.
From then, they started to achieve one milestone after with their third single, Melepaskanmu which was a mainstream success with over 8 million views on YouTube.
Their fourth single ‘Polaroid’, a summer vibe sing-along track, has over 6 million views on YouTube, and remains a fan favourite until today. After their fifth single, ‘Yakiniku’, which was accompanied by a music video shot in Japan, Sakura Band released their latest single ‘Magik’ in 2018, featuring Sophia Liana from De Fam.