A I K A [àh-ee-kah]
Lead Singer Aika is known for her debut album “Ai-Wo” (EMI Japan) which reached the top 10 Japanese Charts on first week of its release and the platinum hit “Path Of Independence” Which she wrote for singer Ayaka. Path of Independence reached the gold status.
Furthermore, in 2011, Aika released “Dancing Arrows” that was used as the official theme song/promotion song of the Hollywood movie “Ironclad” featuring Academy Award nominee and golden globe winner Paul Giamatti(Barney’s Version, 12 years a slave), Brian Cox(Troy, X-men), Kate Mara (House of Cards), James Purefoy(The following).
Aika also sings the theme song for the award winning movie “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” featuring Tina Fey.
Furthermore, Aika co-wrote the song “Save Your Life” for platinum artist Daniel Powter featuring Ayaka Hirahara.
Her latest release “Heard and Angel” debuted at Spotify “Best of Indie” playlist.
in 2021 Aika co-wrote the song “Live Out Loud” featuring Kelsie Watts and Mi$HNRZ and the song was written for the Tokyo Skytree tower presenting it for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Also, AIKA collaborated with Rachel West, Kelsie Watts, Ayaka Hirahara, Lokana, Will Jay, Sam Creighton, Sadye, Rioske, Sumire, Gray Adkins, Cozi, Joshua Vincent Ogg, Irina Lazareanu.
Notable performances include the Osaka Jo Hall, Jz Brat with guest star Marty Friedman(Megadeth), Paradise Boston, The Living Room/Googies Lounge NY, Rockwood Music Hall. Room 5 LA, Mint.