PRESENTED BY ANISA
1985 Born in Tokyo. Spends 3 years in Maryland, U.S during childhood, and after attending high school back in Tokyo, studies at the University in London (Central St.Martins College of Art & Design) from 2004-2007, Fine Art major.
It all started when she picked up a guitar borrowed from her brother during high school, when she came up with 30 songs in a month and sent it to Sony Music Japan.The demo tape caught the attention of the label and made her debut in 2004 with single "Rie Who!?". She recorded and promoted her music while commuting between London and Tokyo during University years.
2006 was a year of new international opportunities, including performance at Midem in Cannes, recording with the members of the Pretenders in London, and numerous gigs around London.
After coming back to Japan in 2007, she continues to paint and exhibit her works, as well as using her own paintings for album art work.
2009 was a year of collaboration. She participated in the tour of the renowned folk singer Yosui Inoue, and joined the Japanese post-rock band delofamilia.
After Releasing a single collection album in 2011, she started her own company Rie fu inc, and continues to pursue her art and ambition to perform internationally.
Her songs are a mix of Japanese/English, with a little bit of sharp tongue.
Creative Director : Toshimitsu Iizuka
Cinematographer : Kazumasa Hatagawa
Recording Engineer : Takefumi Dousaka
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