Acclaimed Japanese songbird Rimi Natsukawa is set to perform for the very first time in Singapore this April!
Hailing from Okinawa, Rimi Natsukawa’s unique brand of pop-folk has garnered her the distinction of winning the Japan Gold Disk Awards, for 4 consecutive years. The youngest winner of the “Nagasaki Song Festival” at a record-breaking age of 13, her extraordinary ‘live vocals have been described by Japan NHK panels as “The Voice That Emerges Every 40 Years”.
Fans of Mandarin pop will definitely be familiar with Rimi Natsukawa’s massive hit songs. She is the voice behind the original Japanese versions of Emil Chau’s “Flower Heart” 花心 (“Hana”), Joi Chua’s “Sunrise” 陪我看日出 (“Nada Sou Sou”), Fish Leong’s “Insomnia” 不想睡 (“Shima Uta”), Cyndi Wang’s “Fly” 飞吧 (“Warabigami”) and more! “Nada Sou Sou” in particular, charted for an overwhelming 6 years, selling close to a million copies. Her exquisite interpretations of classics such as Teresa Teng’s Japanese chart-topping hits “Toki No Nagare Ni Mi O Makase” (“我只在乎你”), Kiroro’s “Nagai Aida” (“很爱很爱你”), and the evergreen “Moon Represents My Heart”月亮代表我的心 have all won high praises and accolades from critics and musicians alike.
Due to her unique music style, superb technique and touching pure vocals, Rimi Natsukawa has built a loyal and broad fan base within and outside Japan, with several best-selling albums over the years.
She has brought her concerts to different parts of Asia, which include Hong Kong, Taiwan and Shanghai to sold-out crowds.
Ever the perfectionist, Rimi Natsukawa often practises local languages in different countries, surprising audience with non-Japanese language performances. In her past concerts in Asia, she has thrilled her fans with renditions of popular Mandarin songs such as “红豆” (Faye Wong), dialect songs such as “家后” (Chiang Hui), and famous folk songs such as “午夜花”.
Be prepared to be mesmerized and surprised by a night of breath-taking vocals by the one and only Rimi Natsukawa.