Friday, July 18, 2014

New Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

File under just letting you know: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu J-Pop sensation Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has just released her first all-English song “Ring a Bell.” The song appears on her third album Pika Pika Fantajin which will see a U.S. releaase July 29th via Warner Music Group. You may know her from her smash hit "きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ" or in English, "PONPONPON." The video for "Ring a Bell" has premiered today on Vogue, but the track is on youtube: The album was produced by Yasutaka Nakata who produced Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's last two releases and the track most expected to hit big time is “Kira Kira Killer.” Not only is she incredibly popular. but accolades include “Best Album of the Year” at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Japan, four World Music Awards nominations including “World’s Best Female Artist,” “World’s Best Live Act,” “World’s Best Entertainer of the Year,” and “World’s Best Album.” She has also previously been awarded VOGUE Japan’s “Woman of the Year.” The upcoming release will feature a limited edition of three different album covers. Concert DVDs will come with the limited editions (one is assumed, but not clear via the press release), and feature documentary of her on-going world tour Nanda Collection World Tour 2014. For more information you may visit her website here About Kyary Pamyu Pamyu: Tokyo-born Caroline Charonplop Kyarypamyupamyu, who goes by her stage name Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, is equally renowned for her fashion sense. She began her career as a model for Harajuku fashion magazines while she was still in high school, and has earned worldwide recognition for her daring and unique outfits. Now she has over 2 million followers on Twitter, which makes her the 2nd most followed person in Japan. Kyary first burst onto the world stage in 2011 with her hit debut single “PONPONPON” and has since been nominated for The video, which you can watch here, has over 66 million views on Youtube, and counting. Her 2012 debut full-length album, Pamyu Pamyu Revolution topped the iTunes Electronic Charts in France, Belgium and Japan upon its release. Her 2nd full-length album Nanda Collection, released in 2012, topped the national Oricon weekly chart, ranking on the Electronic albums chart in 23 countries. Kyary has sold more than 500k albums and 2.8 million tracks worldwide and her music videos have garnered over 2.2 billion views on YouTube.

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