A I K A [àh-ee-kah]
Aika : Vocal/Songwriter/Saxophone/Guitar
Lead singer Aika is known for her debut album “Ai-Wo”(EMI JAPAN) which reached the top 10 Japanese Charts on its first week of its release and the platinum hit “Path Of Independence “ which she wrote for singer Ayaka. Ai-Wo turned Gold and Path of independence reached the 1 million platinum status.
Furthermore, In 2011, she released “Dancing Arrows” that was used for 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.
Her song “ALL HE HAS TO SAY” is used to promote Autism Awareness for “Autism Speaks”
Latest release “Heard an Angel “debuted at Spotify “best of indie “ playlist. The song is featuring rapper Rhyan Bēsco.
Notable performances include the OSAKA JO(CASTLE) HALL where she performed in front of 10,000 people, JZ BRAT with guest star Marty Friedman (Megadeth), Paradise Boston, The Living Room NY, Rockwood Music Hall, Room 5 LA. Furthermore AIKA has been touring Japan for the last 8 years.
Aika is currently in the studio working on her next single with producer NicoTheOwl, rapper fiction. and DJ duo FANNYPACK.