Singer/songwriter Ceui is getting ready to release her 3rd album “Rapsodia” which is mostly a compilation album of previously released songs. The album does include recent single “Kaze no Naka no Prim Rose” along with other game and anime tie-up songs that originally had limited releases plus more for a total of 14 tracks. Album “Rapsodia” hits stores December 26th – audio preview video and more release details follow.
The new album includes recent single “Kaze no Naka no Prim Rose” featured as the ending theme for summer anime Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate (Love, Election, and Chocolate) and other songs such as “Binkan na Fukei” that was featured as the 1st episode opening theme for TV anime Sola (2007) and only appeared on the anime’s sound track release. Most of the songs on this new album are written by Ceui with arrangement by long-time collaborator Kotaro Odaka and song composition duties shared by both.
Ceui will appear along with other artists at the Megumi Ogata 20th anniversary “Coming of Age LIVE” event on December 15th at Astro Hall Harajuku. Ogata is celebrating her 20th year as a seiyuu (voice actress) and best known for voicing the lead roll of Shinji Ikari in the Evangelion anime franchise.
Fans can also see Ceui live along with other singers and voice actresses at the Love, Election, and Chocolate & Ima sugu oniichan ni imouto da tte Itai!” joint event – January 20th 2013 at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall. Other participants include Annabel, Asami Imai, Minori Chihara, Kanae Ito, Yuu Asakawa, Yoko Hikasa, and more. Additional details at the Fairys official website (link below).
Ceui’s 3rd album “Rapsodia” comes on one Limited edition that includes a bonus DVD with live performance footage from her one-man live event Ceui LIVE Chapter 1 “Labyrinthus”. The event, in support of her 2nd album, was held September 29th & 30th at Mt. Rainier Hall Shibuya.