It's been revealed that Shibasaki Kou will be doing a Japanese cover of Maroon5's popular song "Maps." It will be released digitally on February 20.
The song will be produced by Jazztronik's Nozaki Ryota. Shibasaki commented, "As a listener of Maroon5, I feel very honored to do an official cover. With arrangement done by Jazztronik's Nozaki Ryota-san, there will be new sounds incorporated into the original melody, but the lyrics will have the same worldview."
Shibasaki Kou will hold a concert tour titled 'Shibasaki Kou CONCERT TOUR 2019 ～EARTH THE KO～' next May.
On the upcoming tour, Shibasaki commented, "On a small planet called Earth, Japan is trying to bring back a sustainable society by connecting with the world. I want to show what it means to be sustainable through music." She will be joined by Nozaki Ryota (Piano / Jazztronik) once again for the tour.
On July 16, actress Mano Erina (27) announced that she and soccer player Shibasaki Gaku (26) have tied the knot.
In a written announcement via FAX, Mano reported, "At this time, I would like to announce that I have married Shibasaki Gaku-san. From now on, we will build a family full of smiles while supporting each other. It would make me happy if everyone would watch over us warmly."
Shibasaki Kou will hold a nationwide tour called 'Shibasaki Kou CONCERT TOUR 2018 ~ART THE KO~' in September and October.
Shibasaki recently released her song "Blessing" under her new artist name MuseK. For the upcoming tour, she will be joined by Nozaki Ryota (Piano / Jazztronik) who was in charge of producing the sound for "Blessing." They will be visiting a total of seven cities beginning on September 1. The tour schedule can be seen below the cut.
Under the new artist name 'MuseK,' Shibasaki Kou has released an all-English song called "Blessing" on Spotify and Apple Music.
This is the singer's first time releasing music since her two best-of albums last year. From now on, she will release English songs as MuseK and Japanese songs as Shibasaki Kou. "Blessing" will also be released in Japanese with lyrics by Shibasaki and produced by Nozaki Ryota (Jazztronik).
Shibasaki Kou will simultaneously release two all-time best albums, titled "KO SHIBASAKI ALL TIME BEST Shi" and "KO SHIBASAKI ALL TIME BEST Ei" on December 20.
The track lists for both albums were selected by the singer herself. "Shi" is a 2-disc set that will include songs she's released while under Universal Music since her debut until 2014. On the other hand, "Ei" contains songs she's released under Victor Entertainment since after 2014.