:: introduction to nanase ::
aikawa nanase was my first try on jrock back in 1997. discovered by her first producer
oda tetsuro and after 5 years of training, she debuted in 1995 with
don't want to be a dreaming girl. her debut album Red was a mega hit, and her career reached
the climax with singles love heart and sweet emotion.
in 2000, tomoyasu hotei, the ex-BOOWY and the great japanese guitarist, was introduced
as nanase's new producer, hoping that would bring some new elements to nanase's music. oda continued to work with nanase as
her executive producer. hotei's production did not last long, and recording and live production were in a pause in early 2001
due to nanase's pregnancy.
after giving birth to her first son on 2001.9.6, she is now back with recording and live events. oda continued to be her
executive producers, while okano hajime seems to be her primary producer at the moment. her songs
used to be mostly speedy pop/rock, but we have been seeing a lot of ballad/slow tempo songs since her comeback after giving
beside music, nanase is also an expert in color thearpy.
:: nanase news flash ::
according to some unconfirmed source of information, nanase's next single will be released on 12.8. nanase revealed
in her official website that recording was in progress, and the new single would probably include a song written by
her (both melody and lyrics).