It’s been a while we haven’t updated the page so here are the latest Mika related news:
– The 2015 Concert tour “THE BEST”~DEARS&TEARS~ now over, it has been partially broadcasted on WOWOW TV. You can find extracts on Kumonoito.net’s facebook page. Note that the DVD and Bluray will be released on September 30th. (DVD: AIBL-9325 / Bluray: AIXL-62)
– Mika-chan is going to take part in « RockCorps supported by JT 2015 » that is to be held in the Fukushima Pref. on September 5th.
Anyone who gives 4 hours of their time at a RockCorps organized volunteer event in their local community is given a ticket to an exclusive concert put on by RockCorps. RockCorps has featured famous artists at their concerts, including Lady Gaga, David Guetta, Lil Wayne, T.I., Akon, Nelly, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West…
I think this is a wonderful attempt to promote participation in a social contribution through music. I’m very happy to be able to join this event. I’ll put my soul into each song with respect for the participants in the live show.
– She’ll also take part in a tribute concert to singer songwriter Nakajima Miyuki. The live event « Nakajima Miyuki RESPECT LIVE Uta-Enishi » will be held at Osaka Festival Hall on November 23rd and at Tokyo Nakano Sunplaza Hall on November 29th.
Uta-Enishi translates as Uta (song) + Enishi (relationship, bond, link)
Note that Mika sang a couple of Miyuki-san’s songs « 愛詞 Aikotoba » (37th single), « 糸 Ito » (premium live 2014) and « 命の別名 Inochi no betsumei » (premium live 2015)
Nakashima Mika has recently revealed the details for the new concept album, “RELAXIN’. » The album is described as a “healing collection”, and will be released on March 4th in two versions.
The concept of the album is to have a selection of remixes along with relaxing music picked from Mika’s discography. Poems that have been written by the singer herself will also be included – read by Mika herself, as well as many of her past released songs can be found in different arrangements and remixes.
The limited edition comes with a DVD and a separate photobook.
1. relaxin’ with MIKA #1
2. 桜色舞うころ feat. 溝口肇 (Sakurairo Mau Koro feat. Hajime Mizoguchi)
3. relaxin’ with MIKA #2
4. 初恋 (acoustic ver.) (Hatsukoi)
5. relaxin’ with MIKA #3
6. 雪の華 (silent) (Yuki no Hana)
7. relaxin’ with MIKA #4
8. Over Load (Hidefumi Kenmochi Remix)
9. relaxin’ with MIKA #5
10. AMAZING GRACE (’05)
11. relaxin’ with MIKA #6
12. 一番綺麗な私を (Reggae Disco Rockers Remix)(Ichiban Kirei na Watashi wo)
13. relaxin’ with MIKA #7
14. Memory feat. DAISHI DANCE
15. relaxin’ with MIKA #8
16. 接吻 (Dennis Bovell Lovers Dub #2) (Seppun)
17. relaxin’ with MIKA #9
18. A MIRACLE FOR YOU (2011)
19. relaxin’ with MIKA #10
20. aroma (live)
1. Making of 一万人の雪の華 (Ichimanin no Yuki no Hana)
Singer Mika Nakashima (31) has started a national tour (29 places for a total of 31 performances) today, Jan 25th in Harmony Hall Zama (Kanagawa Prefecture)
After marriying Kunihiro Shimizu (28), a volleyball player from Osaka in December 25th, this was Nakashimas’s national tour opening. The singer received her marriage blessings from her fans « For your marriage, congratulations, » to which she spontaneously answered « Thank you. I’m happy. Even though I’m a bride. » Furthermore fans asked « please show us your ring! » Nakashima obliged and left the audience in owe.
Nakashima also practiced aerial yoga onstage, hanging from a 7 meters ribbon of cloth. The singer completed a thrilling performance, and sang a total of 20 hit songs, from « WILL » to the very famous « ORION. »
– Intro –
01. CANDY GIRL
– Greeting MC –
04. Medley (LOVE IS ECSTASY ~ 初恋 ~ GLAMOROUS SKY ~ 一色 ~ 見えない星 ~ LIFE ~ Over Load ~ STARS)
– Interlude (LEGEND BGM) –
– MC –
– Interlude –
12. I DON’T KNOW (MICA3CHU)
14. SHUT UP (MICA3CHU)
15. Fed up
16. ALL HANDS TOGETHER – Band introduction –
– Interlude –
– Encore –
19. Amazing Grace
– MC –
20. A MIRACLE FOR YOU
Posted by Utena on décembre 30th, 2014 with No Comments
Today December 20th, Mika Nakashima held her very first concert event « Ichimannin no Yuki no Hana » at Nippon Budokan to celebrate the launch of the singer’s double best albums « DEARS » and « TEARS. »
2500 sets of tickets (5000 persons total) were won through a lottery event, whereas 5000 fanclub members applied for pre-release tickets and another 5000 persons applied for general sales, a total of 10 000 people joined force in Nippon Budokan that day. The event that was labelled as a « special live, » included songs such as classics from Nakashima’s repertoire « Aishiteru » « ORION » or « STARS. » Nakashima asked the audience to enjoy the performance in her usual greetings MC. The singer also commented on her recent marriage to volleyball player Shimizu Kunihiro « sorry for making such a fuss! I thought I should tell. I’m very happy. »
During the second half of the event, the audience was asked to sing Nakashima’s famous song « Yuki no Hana. » The audio source was therefore recorded and will be released in the future and the chorus will be credited as 10 000 singers.
Starting from January 25th, the singer will embark on a national tour to promote her newly released albums DEARS and TEARS.
01. 愛してる (Aishiteru)
03. ALL HANDS TOGETHER
05. ひとり (Hitori)
07. 僕が死のうと思ったのは (Boku ga shinou to omotta no wa)
08. GLAMOROUS SKY
09. LAST WALTZ
10. 雪の華 (Yuki no Hana)
11. A MIRACLE FOR YOU
Posted by Utena on décembre 25th, 2014 with No Comments
Mika-chan officially registered her marriage today the 25th of December! A message was sent through her agency to confirm the news:
Excuse me for being personal, but I’m pleased to inform you that I made the registration of marriage today, December 25th, with a pro volleyball player, Shimizu Kunihiro-san whom I have been seeing for three years.
I became acquainted with Shimizu-san through a friend of mine.
He is a reliable and gentle person and had always been supporting me.
From now on, I will support Shimizu-san as a wife and I will not forget this feeling of thankfulness and I would like to build a happy family always caring about each other.
I would be really grateful if you continue to keep warm eyes on us in the future.
Shimizu-san tweeted his fans about the news earlier as well:
As you all may know, I, Shimizu Kunihiro am pleased to inform you that I made the registration of marriage today, December 25th, with Nakashima Mika-san.
From now on, I’ll build a happy family supporting each other and I’ll do my best to win Olympic berth that I’ve been dreaming. Your continuing backup is appreciated.
Congrats to the couple!