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HARU NEMURI has just recently released "kick in the world" but she is already releasing a new single "i wanna".
"kick in the world" was selected as the No.1 song in the American music website Stereogum's THE 5 BEST SONGS OF THE WEEK, garnering great response and rave reviews overseas just by the pure power of the music.
"i wanna" differs from the two prior works, compositionally driven by inorganic tracks, that let's you feel her depth as a track composer.
As a vocalist, she has a wide vocal range from strong intense shouts to soft whisper voices, infused with her own experimental poetry without melody that evolves with precision and originality with each work.
Not settling at just setting the standard of a new generation of J-Pop, "i wanna" is released to take on the wider global audience.
Haru Nemuri is a Japanese singer-songwriter and poetry rapper. She began her music career as a player of synthesizers in a band when she was 17 years old, and she suddenly began to perform as a poetry rapper at the age of 21. Since then, she has been Haru Nemuri and called herself as the "singing ultimate weapon". After a few month beginning her career as Haru Nemuri, she performed at a Japanese summer music festival "BAYCAMP2016" as an opening act in September of 2016 even though she didn't release her official works. She released her debut mini album "Sayonara Youthphobia" in October of 2016. She did her first solo concert which was sold out three months later from her debut and performed at many different music festivals and concerts in the winter of 2016. And she has worked with energy. For example, she made tracks for other musicians, and she sang in some songs of other musicians as a guest rapper. In March of 2017 she released a CD on which her remix songs was recorded. And a year from beginning of Haru Nemuri's career, she released her second mini album "Atom Heart Mother" in June of 2017. This work was chosen as "Tower-recommen", which store staffs of CD shop "Tower Records" chose some good works from new release CDs every month. Just in that summer, she performed at a famous Japanese music festival "ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2017" because she won the audition, and did at other festivals as well. Furthermore, she composed for a movie ";the eternal/spring" in which a Japanese actress Haruka Imou played the lead in August of 2017. And a month later Haru Nemuri released a single CD "Hello@New World / Torikobosareta Machikara Ai Wo Komete" which was made by Haru Nemuri and Mariko Goto. In the milestone of a year from her debut, she did second solo concert at a hall "Musashino Koukaidou" in Kichijoji, Tokyo. This was the first concert at a hall for her. She was on Web CM of "Moi Lip" which was a medical lip cream made by Shiseido in November of 2017, and she sang and wrote lyrics for the song of that CM. From December of 2017 to February of 2018 she did a concert which she planned every months, she named this three concerts "Winter Triangle". In January of 2018 she did her third solo concert. In addition, she started her career as a composer by creating (writing / composing / arranging) two songs "Last Romance" and" Kiss Hitotsu De" for a Japanese Idol group "Tokyo Girl's Style (avex)".In March, she appeared on an Web CM of "au Hikari" with a professional wrestler Masahiro Chono. She's rapping and dancing in this video. In April, she released the long-awaited first full album "Haru to Shura". "Haru to Shura" has been featured in many countries overseas, including American famous music Vlogger "Anthony Fantano", and this album on Spotify has already gotten 3.8 million streams. She has performed in some music festivals overseas and some of her solo shows overseas were sold out. In August, a song "kick in the world", which is the theme of the movie "; the eternal / spring", was released. American music site [Stereogum] selected this song as No.1 song for "THE 5 BEST SONGS OF THE WEEK". "Haru to Shura" and her latest single "kick in the world" prove her to be one of the world's most one-of-a-kind up and coming artists. In 2019, she performed in some huge music festivals in Malaysia and Taiwan, and on March she started an Asian tour including Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Taiwan and Japan. In April, "HARU TO SHURA" on vinyl was released from a French label. Just a few hours after the release, the first pressing were sold out and the re-pressing suddenly started, but the additional one were also sold out. From May to June, she performed in "Primavera Sound 2019" which was one of the huge music festivals in Europe, and she also did 15 shows in 6 countries as her first European tour, including an outdoor music festival in Germany. More than half of the shows on this tour were sold out and her tour was finished with great success. After returning to Japan, she composed with a Taiwanese instrumental band "Prune Deer", and she composed a song "Ever After" for Tokyo Girls' Style (avex). And also her song "Kick In The World (Alternate Version)" was recorded in the comp "The Needle Drop: Various Artists Vinyl". In addition, she has been actively working on shows, for example, she played in the first Japanese tour of Chicago-based multiplayer Sen Morimoto (88rising). Currently, her debut album "Haru t hi o Shura" is granked 30th in the album work in 2018 on "RATE YOUR MUSIC", which is the largest music evaluation site in America. This album is the highest as a Japanese musician (excluding game and movie soundtracks). This is the Japanese pop music of new generation, and her spirit is "Rock and Roll. ---------- "Her full-length debut, which came out earlier this year, is packed with sonic ideas that each evolve in three minutes or less. Maybe it's this brevity - the immediate payoff - that makes her music so rewarding." - Stereogum (40 best new bands of 2018) "Everything is blown-out to a widescreen post-rock scope yet feels jarringly immediate. The music is visionary and richly layered, the performance enthusiastic and dialed-in." - Stereogum on Haru to Shura "Haru Nemuri's new single "Kick In The World" sounds like if you put a bunch of razor blades in a blender and let it rip." - Stereogum (best song of the week) "Haru Nemuri's debut album pushes J-pop/rap in an exciting direction by channeling Japan's rich history of underground rock music." - The Needle Drop "Haru Nemuri has begun to feel like a scene essential, like one of the most important voices coming out of [Japan], and possibly even [all of Asia]. Pushing noise pop to ludicrous new highs of immediacy, and pushing the sonic limits of guitar sounds' brittle-ness to even higher planes." - Overblown "You aren't just experiencing a new J-pop album, you're experiencing a new J-pop LANDMARK. Essential." - deadgrandmablog "An amazing synthesis of ideas that would seem so likely to be far apart but successfully sewed together by Nemuri's confidence to deliver a representation of her unique artistry." - delishmagish