September 25, 2013

Saori Yuki and Wolverine!? “Ikigai” featured in soundtrack of latest film

Yuki Saori’s 1970 release “Ikigai” is featured in the soundtrack of the Hollywood film Wolverine, which is now in theaters. The setting of “Wolverine,” the latest in a popular film series, is Japan. In addition to Saori Yuki’s “Ikigai,” the film’s soundtrack includes the 2005 song release “Onna, Kanashii, Onna” by Hello! Project shuffle unit Sexy Otonajan and “Sono Toki ga Kuru Made… Feat. K DUB SHINE” by hip hop producer DJ PMX. The film contains... Read More

August 28, 2012

Saori Yuki / Outdoor Concert at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, USA

On 8/18 & 8/19/2012, Saori Yuki performed on a special stage at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, USA for Pink Martini’s outdoor concert. This is a new collaboration ever since her participation in Pink Martini’s nationwide tour in 12/2011 which featured 6 lives in 4 cities (Washington D.C., New York, Boston and Portland). With the previously released album “1969,” many more listeners now responded in enthusiasm to her performance at this special concert. Official Website:... Read More

February 17, 2012

Saori Yuki / International Release of ‘Yoake no Scat’ Remix Version in 50+ Countries

Saori Yuki’s ‘Yoake no Scat’ in remix version will be released in more than 50 countries around the world. A Greek electro pop duo “Marsheaux” have heard ‘Yoake no Scat’ and were so inspired by the song that they created a remix version of the very song. Release of ‘Yoake no Scat (Marsheaux remix)’ Release Date for Greece: 2/20/2012 (Mon) Counties scheduled for release (51 counties, as of 2/3/2012): Japan, Ireland, USA, Argentina, UK, Italy, Ecuador, Estonia,... Read More

December 19, 2011

Saori Yuki / Successful Collaboration Live with Pink Martini at NY Town Hall

With her album “1969” making a huge hit, Saori Yuki had a successful live at NY Town Hall on 12/13/2011. The audience in awe responded with shouts of joy to her beautiful voice and certainly seemed to have enjoyed the live to the max. This collaboration live with Pink Martini was held for the second night at NY Town Hall on 12/14/2011 and also for two nights in Boston (12/16&17). Then on 12/20, their collaboration live will take place in Portland, the hometown of Pink... Read More

November 10, 2011

Saori Yuki & Pink Martini / Collaboration Ranked #1 on US iTunes Jazz Chart

Saori Yuki in collaboration of “Pink Spider,” a jazz orchestra from Oregon, US, held a successful concert in London on 10/27 at Royal Albert Hall. iTunes download service recently started in US on 11/1 for their collaboration number and it already ranked #1 on the jazz chart by 11/2. It also ranked #1 on iTune’s world music chart in Canada. On 11/7, Saori Yuki made a CD release of “1969” in US and in December, she is scheduled to participate in Pink... Read More

January 1, 2011

Saori Yuki

Born as Akiko Yasuda, Yuki Saori is Originally from Kiryu City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. She was a member of the Hibari Children’s choir during her elementary school years. Yuki performed as a singer for children’s songs. She has also hosted a children’s music program on NHK, has been a voice actress for anime programs, and has sung on over 300 commercials. In 1969, she debuted as Saori Yuki with “Yoake no Scat” (Melody for a New Dawn). Saori Yuki has had an extensive... Read More