Singer Aono Rie (who also fronts band Aono Rie & hums, and has sung in aoyama and Frog) has a first solo album being released! The whole has a cool city pop sound produced by Seki Yoshihiko with songs co-written by Inoue Kaoru (Blue Peppers). Check out the digest clip below.
Musicians also include guitarist Yamanouchi Toshio and drummer Kitayama Yūko (misola, lake), both who have played in Ryūsenkei, with also bassist Iga Wataru (lake), synths by Yoshida Jirō (Halmens X, Jollits) and strings arranged by Hase Yasuhiro (Yume to Cosme).
Aono Rie will play short live sets at event "wamono Light Mellow Summit" on October 20 (from about 21:40) and November 17 at Shinjuku Kabuki Lounge.
Rie Aono "Pastoral"
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