A female singer-songwriter born on November 22nd.
Her first album “Comical Life”, released in 2004, became a hit at Village Vanguard. Her heavily pop-flavored jazz sound has given emergence to a new genre “Omcha Jazz”.
Her 3rd album “Colorful Fanfare”, released in 2006 reached 5 digits in sales only 3 months after its release. The title track “Colorful Fanfare” was inserted as theme song for “Peppa Pig” in England, and became a big hit.
Her fans consist of a variety of people: both males and females of all ages. Many people relate to her lyrics, which seems to be a questioning/asserting of her own will.
In 2009, released “Humming Clover”, the first album in 3 years.
In 2010, the “Kodomo Jazz” series, which features “Omocha Jazz” arrangements of children’s songs, became a hit. This series, along with the album “Happy Birthday” have become a long-seller.
Official Website: http://www.worldapart.co.jp/roco/