Fujii Kaze made his sensational debut with “HELP EVER HURT NEVER” in 2020. After gaining attention, he made a performance called Fujii Kaze, “Free” Live 2021 at NISSAN stadium during the covid pandemic. He performed outside, in the rain, at one of the biggest stadiums in Japan with only a piano and his songs. And this performance was released via live streaming on YouTube to the entire world.
He went on an arena tour inside Japan and he appeared on NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen at the end of 2021. NHK Kouhaku Uta Gassen is a legendary TV program which aired on New Year’s Eve. It is considered to be an honor to be chosen as a performer on the national music program, which has a long history in Japan.
He has established his very unique identity in the music scene. Fujii Kaze is getting so much attention for his activity.
His 1st release of 2022 is a remix EP of “Kirari”, which was his big hit from last year, with more than one hundred million streams. ‘Kirari’ is a song with the message about how important it is to think about shining (Kirari) moments in daily life. His original song which had a funky disco feeling has been arranged into a new modern and pop sound by his best friend Yaffle.
This new track shows Fujii Kaze’s new side. The remix EP includes Fujii Kaze and Yaffle’s remix version as well as other versions from remixers from 4 cities in Asia. The birth of the remix EP with talented artists from all over the world shows evidence that Fujii Kaze has established himself as a unique artist bringing his originality to pop music on a global scale. The album cover of this EP was done by graphic designer Kosuke Kawamura.
About The Artist
Fujii Kaze was born on the 14th of June, 1997 in Okayama, Japan. He started learning to play classical piano at an early age under his father’s influence. In 2010, when he was 12 years old, Fujii uploaded a piano cover video, which was shot at his family run coffee shop, on YouTube for the first time. Since then he has uploaded his videos steadily and people have talked about his excellent piano technique and amazing piano arrangements. His popularity pushed him to pursue a career in the world of music. His own YouTube channel gained popularity and had more than 10,000 subscribers by the time he was 19 years old. In 2019, he moved to Tokyo from Okayama and started his professional career as a musician.