Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Not only is it pure and clear, it has unmatched warmth and sweetness. And she has a deep musicality -- perhaps the fruit of her ten years studying piano -- that enables her to tease the melodic beauty from the song as it is written. Her phrasing, intonation, and dynamics are so interesting and effective.
The story is that when she went into the recording booth at the age of 15 to record the ED for Touka Gettan, she gave them a track they could use in one try, and when she emerged from the booth, the staff all stood and applauded.
And here, now that she is 19, is the latest example of her art -- Oboeteiru kara ("I Remember"), a new ED for episode 10 of Sekirei Pure Engagement:
The song will be on the Sekirei Sound Complete (link to purchase) album that comes out on 29 September.