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Utada Hikaru to Release New Album

J-Pop Music

Utada Hikaru has announced the release of her sixth original full album, due September 28, 2016.

As yet untitled, the album will feature three previously-released digital singles, “Hanataba wo Kimi ni” (from the NHK drama serial Toto Nee-Chan: Fatherly Sister, which hit No. 1 on 107 different charts in and outside of Japan), “Manatsu no Tooriame” (the theme song of Nippon Television News Zero) and “Sakura Nagashi” (the theme song of Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo).

These three songs will be made available on CD for the first time, and all other songs on the album will be newly written works.

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