Announcements: You, in the Endless Starlight / Vocaloid Paradise Extra Edition

I would like to announce that my first album, You, in the Endless Starlight, will be releasing on May 23, 2019! You can preorder the digital version on Bandcamp, iTunes, and Amazon (TBD), and it will be available on BOOTH, Spotify, and other services on release!

In addition, there will be a limited physical edition (digipak), which you can also preorder on Bandcamp — orders will ship out starting June 1, and will be available for as long as there is stock! I will also be selling early release copies at Vocaloid Paradise Extra Edition on May 19 (more on this below).

The tracklist is as follows:

1. Philia
2. anoi isál yu mlál
3. Sentinel
4. Thank You, It Was Fun
5. Fragrance
6. The Moment Before the End
7. Starlight Mist
8. From the City of Lost Dreams

Please look forward to the release, and pick up a copy if you like!

Now, in regards to Vocaloid Paradise Extra Edition: I will be tabling at KaiMei Paradise (カイメイ PARADISE) with Winter (hyoujisama) at tables B25/B26! Winter and I will be bringing the following goods (the graphic is in Japanese only, sorry):

I won’t be bringing any of the Kickstarter bonus items, but if you happen to be going to the event, this is a chance to get your hands on Dark Chocolate and Maraschino Cherry if you missed the Kickstarter, so be sure to check it out!

I still have many things I want to say about this album and my participation in the event, but I’m still knee deep in preparation for it — but I’ll definitely have much to say afterwards, so stay tuned!

Remainer

The overseas MEIKO compilation album that we funded with Kickstarter, Dark Chocolate and Maraschino Cherry, has finally been released!

I prefer to use this site for matters related to myself, so I’ve been posting matters related to the project there instead of here, but personally I would like to express how thankful I am to everyone who helped make this project happen. I’m honestly amazed that this little project I suggested to Oxy at midnight on a whim ended up going so well, and so free of problems, too…Honestly, thank you so much to everyone who’s supported us.

I’ve participated in collaborative projects in the past quite often, but this was my first time heading one myself! Of course, I would have never been able to pull this off if not for Oxy’s help, but it was a very different experience being a project manager instead of simply a participant. Thank you to everyone who put up with me during all this!

I would definitely love to try doing other compilation projects in the future (I’ve gotten multiple inquiries over whether I have any interest in a KAITO one…), but for the time being I am quite exhausted so I think I’ll take a break first 。(*^▽^*)ゞ

Now, about the song I wrote for the album, “Remainer” — I wanted there to be at least one song with V1 on the album, so I asked Geiky of ARM to write lyrics for me. I trust him very deeply with lyrics, so other than the base theme behind the song I left the rest to him (I know people have started to associate my lyrics with flowers, but this time it actually was not my idea at all!). In the end I’m very satisfied with what he gave me and am truly thankful.

Right now I’m still undecided on whether to post the song to YouTube and Nico Nico Douga, so for now, here’s the English translation of the lyrics!

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