Leo Ieiri (家入レオ) has announced new album “a boy” containing 4 singles including upcoming single CHOCOLATE plus new songs for 14 total tracks. Her 2nd original album “a boy” comes on two editions hitting stores quickly on February 19th 2014. Read on for full details…
Singer and songwriter Leo Ieiri (19, 54th Japan Record Award Best Newcomer 2012) is also getting ready to release her 6th single CHOCOLATE on January 29th 2014. More details and preview music video here.
Leo Ieiri who graduated from high school this past spring (2013) released her 5th single Taiyo no Megami on November 6th 2013 with the title track featured as theme song for Fuji TV drama Umi no Ue no Shinryojo. The single was nominated for the 2013 55th Japan Record Award in the top category. She was up against other very popular and longtime artists such as – AAA (Koine to Amazora), AKB48 (Koisuru Fortune Cookie), Kana Nishino (Sayonara), Ikimonogakari (Egao), and others – with the 55th Japan Record Award going to EXILE’s single EXILE PRIDE ~Konna Sekai wo Aisuru Tame~.
Upcoming live events include her 3rd one-man live tour in support of her new album – the Leo Ieiri 3rd One-man Tour ~ a boy ~ with 14 performances planned starting March 1st 2014 at Landmark Hall Yokohama and finishing up April 26th 2014 at NHK Hall Tokyo. More details at her official website (link below).
Leo Ieiri’s second album “a boy” comes on two editions,
– Limited with DVD containing previously unreleased music videos and live performances captured during her 2nd One-man Tour ~ Kimi ni Todoki ~. Includes serial number tied to her 3rd live tour for early ticket access and entry ticket B connected new single CHOCOLATE that includes entry ticket A.
– Regular CD-only. First Press version includes similar bonuses with Limited edition.
Selected stores offer additional bonus on either edition (clear file, photo, poster) varies by store and while supplies last.