Monday, January 14, 2013

OtakuHome News: Yoko Kanno and Piano Inc hold open audition

Yoko Kanno, the acclaimed musical composer of Cowboy Bebop, Macross Frontier, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Turn A Gundam and other anime, is collaborating on a song for a non-profit cultural promotion, and the producers are holding an audition for a male vocalist. Kanno is composing and producing "Merry Song" with lyrics by Hiroshi Ichikura, and Naoki Imamura will direct the music video for Piano Inc.

The audition is for men under 25, and applicants will be accepted regardless of residence (including overseas) or experience. The winner will record the song in February, and he will also be filmed for the song's music video and perform at an event.

Applications must be submitted (in English or Japanese) with a resume and a photo of the candidate. Submissions will be accepted until January 30. An instrumental version of the song is available at the audition website. so all you rising singers that read my blog be shore to try out since this is ofcorse open to everyone even US resadents nothing would make this anime journalist happer then to learn one of his readers was the one to snag this gig. but I wish all the luck to everyone that enters this regardless.

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