Rickie-Gバンドのコーラスとして、鎮座DOPENESS & DOPING BANDのシンガーとして、HOME GROWNの最新シングルのメイン・シンガーとして、などなど・・・幅広いアーティスト達から素質を見出され、注目を集めていたCHAN-MIKAが待望の1stアルバム！
優しさと力強さを合わせ持つ、心地よいハスキーヴォイスと、REGGAE / SOULへの愛を感じる楽曲で彩られた本作は、作詞/作曲を本人が手掛けた全13曲を収録。エンジニアで拳POWAのKon “MPC” Kenや、ドラムでYukky、サックスで西内徹、Rickie-Gバンドや、DOPING BANDの面々といった、様々なミュージシャン達が参加したグルーヴィなバンド・サウンドに仕上がっている。
CHAN MIKA is a Japanese singer / songwriter, born and living in Yokohama. Started to sing at nightclubs after inspiring by Hip-Hop and R&B music / street culture. Since then, she has been involved in many genre of music such as Funk, Soul, Jazz, and Reggae. Sings with her band and has played sessions with local musicians in New York, Australia and Jamaica. She has been positively active to explore more possibilities in her original music. She sung a chorus line for Rickie-G Band and she became a member of CHINZA DOPENESS & DOPEINGBAND. In 2011, CHAN MIKA won first prize in the Oasis Bob Marley Songs Day. After released her first album "SIDE 2 SIDE "in August 2012, she was selected as the "Best New Artist" on iTunes Japan's Best of 2012 in the Reggae category. In December 2013, established her own label Natural Vibes Records and released her 2nd Album "SUN TRACKS". In between her own work: recording and playing shows, she has featured on tracks by HOME GROWN, KINGDOM☆AFROCKS, G2,NG HEAD,What's Love...? In summer, she came to the finalist of the ROAD TO Yokohama Reggae Festival 2013. Her live performance has been described as energetic, entertaining, touching, peaceful, and her strong warm voice fascinates the audience in a range of different settings. Her songs have been aired at broadcasts and radiostations in the nationwide. CHAN MIKA: a "Tough" and "Rough" female singer is taking the next step!
Natural Vibes Records