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New J-pop- Crystal Kay and Namie Amuro Video

Popular Japanese singer Crystal Kay has teamed up with one of my favourite J-pop singers Namie Amuro for new song Revolution, so I thought I'd post about that today. :)

Crystal (full name Crystal Kay Williams) is from Yokahama in Japan. Her mum is Korean (but I think born and raised in Japan herself) and her dad is African American. She can speak Japanese and English fluently and sings in both languages.

Crystal started out singing for TV adverts as a child. She signed to Epic Records at 12 years old and released her debut single Eternal Memories in July 1999 aged 13 and her debut album C.LL. Crystal Lover of Light in March 2000. Since then she has released over 30 singles, some of the most well known are Hard To Say, Boyfriend Part II, I Like It (with m-flo) and Motherland. Her 10 studio albums include C.LL., Amost Seventeen (2002), Call Me Miss... (2006), All Yours (2007), Spin The Music (2010) and Vivid (2012).

Crystal has also brought out two EPS, Shining (2007) and Flash (2010) and 5 compilation albums including Crystal Kay (an English language collection as known as Natural: World Premiere Album in Japan), CK5 and Love Song Best. In 2009 she collaborated with Korean singer BoA for the song Girlfriend which was a double-A side along with the single After Love (First Boyfriend) featuring Kaname, from Japanese duo Chemistry.

I first heard of Crystal years ago and I liked some of her songs. She has a lot of music I haven't heard so I look forward to checking that out. :)

Revolution came out in September. This is the Short Version. If I come across a longer version in the future then I'll upload it. :)





For more on Crystal visit her official website: www.crystalkayonline.com


Since October is nearly over I'm going to finish (the extended) J-pop and K-pop month today. It's been fun and I might do some kind J-pop/K-pop project in the future.

Hope you enjoyed J-pop and K-pop month! You can check out the other posts here (I haven't linked to them all because some contain links to previous posts in them):

 http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/j-pop-acts.htm

Hiromi and Jasmine videos: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/weekly-music-video.html

 http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/k-pop-acts.html

FAKY and Jay Park videos: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/weekly-music-video_28.html

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