What You Need to Know:
- Nicknamed the “Samurai Guitarist,” MIYAVI is an artist who has an active career both in Japan and overseas. In recent years, he has performed at the opening game of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars baseball team at Yokohama Stadium; given the opening performance at the National Stadium when the soccer team Paris Saint-Germain came to Japan; collaborated with Kodo, a taiko drumming troupe that keeps traditional Japanese music and arts alive through their performances, on Sado Island; made a collaborative video with McLaren’s new generation hybrid car Artura; and appeared in Dell’s global Youniverse campaign.
- In Japan, his dynamic performance as a “next-generation yakuza boss” in the recently released movie Hell Dogs was well received, and he will appear in the movie Familia in January 2023. And, as the first part of his 20th anniversary project “MIYAVI 20th & Beyond,” he will be releasing his first anime song cover album “MIYAVIVERSE – Anima -” on November 23.
- For this cover album, four new key visuals have been released! Together with the photo revealed when the album was announced, these five artist photos each represent one of the songs on the album.
- Which photo represents which song? As depicted by the different colors, each of the album tracks has been reborn in a unique way with a MIYAVI sound. Following this release, the album jacket will be released in mid-October, and a lyrics video is also in the works.
- We hope you will look forward to more news on the anime song cover album “MIYAVIVERSE – Anima -” as the full picture is gradually revealed.
MIYAVI’s album MIYAVIVERSE – Anima – will be released on November 23!
Cover Album MIYAVIVERSE – Anima –
Release date: November 23, 2022
Tracklist: *song order is yet to be finalized
The Galaxy Express 999
Eternal Wind ~Hohoemi Wa Hikaru Kaze No Naka~
2022 North American Tour Details
MIYAVI North America Tour 2022 “Futurism”
Countries: U.S., Canada
Dates: October 5 – November 7, 2022 (local time)
Oct 5th: WASHINGTON DC THE STATE THEATRE
Oct 8th: NEW YORK LPR
Oct 9th: BOSTON BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL
Oct 11th: MONTREAL LE NATIONAL
Oct 12th: TORONTO AXIS CLUB
Oct 15th: PITTSBURGH THUNDERBIRD CAGE & MUSIC HALL
Oct 17th: CHICAGO COBRA LOUNGE #1
Oct 18th: CHICAGO COBRA LOUNGE #2
Oct 20th: MINNEAPOLIS FINE LINE
Oct 21st: KANSAS KNUCKLEHEADS
Oct 23rd: DALLAS TREES
Oct 24th: HOUSTON SCOUT BAR
Oct 25th: AUSTIN COME & TAKE IT LIVE
Oct 27th: ARIZONA NILE THEATRE
Oct 31st: LOS ANGELES THE FONDA THEATRE
Nov 2nd: VANCOUVER RICKSHAW
Nov 3rd: SEATTLE NEUMOS
Nov 5th: PORTLAND HAWTHORNE THEATRE
Nov 7th: SAN FRANCISCO AUGUST HALL
*The above schedule may be subject to change.
Source: Official Press Release