March 1, 2014

A Unique Collaboration by Sayuri Ishikawa and Ringo Sheena!!

A Japanese traditional “enka” singer, Sayuri Ishikawa is going to release her 115th single “Anya no Shinjyuudate “ on April 2nd 2014. It’s been a year and a half since her collaboration album “X-Cross-”, for which she collaborated with Shigeru Kishida from Kururi and Kazufumi Miyazawa from THE BOOM. Sayuri has been singing the lives of the character in each song and she never stops seeking for the way to make it work and now she is ready to collaborate with... Read More

January 1, 2011

Sayuri Ishikawa

Sayuri Ishikawa,is one of the most popular enka singer. She is a popular contestant on the annual NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen broadcast, having appeared 32 times since 1977. Ishikawa made her name performing the classic “Tsugarukaikyo-Fuyugeshiki”. She has released 11 albums and over 100 singles. Ishikawa grew up during enka’s heyday and used to go with her mother and grandmother to see Hibari Misora perform. “I loved singing,” she recalls. When she was 14, Ishikawa... Read More