"Namie Amuro"

June 9th, 2014

Namie Amuro: Ballada

The J-Pop artist Namie Amuro fires another trick up her sleeve… she has released a compilation of her most popular ballad songs! This was expected because her official site launched a poll and asked the fans which their favourites are. The result: Ballada. Ballada is your typical best-of album comprised of ballads, but she did […]

March 17th, 2014


It’s been exactly 10 years… I can’t believe it! Back in March 17th of 2004, my J-Pop playlist was only composed of a few songs from BoA, Ayumi Hamasaki and Utada Hikaru. It was the exact same day that Namie Amuro’s single “ALARM” was released in Japan and is all over the news and I […]

October 20th, 2013

Namie Amuro: Ballerina

Namie Amuro’s momentum in Japan still refuses to stop – after the success of her EDM crossover album FEEL, now she’s doing a collaboration with GUCCI for a new electronic song called “Ballerina”! Ballerina retains Namie’s renewed love for electronic dance music and English lyrics and is a very cohesive follow-up to the album only […]

July 17th, 2013

Review: Namie Amuro – FEEL

After the agonizing wait for the postman, my copy of Namie Amuro’s latest album FEEL has finally arrived on my desk today! I’ve had the chance to give the album a couple of listening and I think this album has something new to bring to the Namie fandom’s table. In a nutshell For the longtime […]

May 26th, 2012

First Listen: Namie’s “Only You”

Namie’s 20th anniversary into the J-Pop industry is fast approaching, and for that she has prepared something new for her fans! Her upcoming album, entitled Uncontrolled will be released in late June and features 4 new songs. One of which is the tune Only You, which has begun circulating in the Japanese airwaves since early […]

April 7th, 2012

Namie Amuro’s single: Go Round/YEAH-OH

Despite her hectic concert schedules, Namie’s visibility in the Japanese music industry has never waned. In fact, she just recently released her latest single last March 21 called Go Round/YEAH-OH and I was one of the lucky few who were able to secure a first-press copy, which happens to include a B2-sized poster! 😀 I […]