J-pop singer-songwriter Kenji Ozawa will launch his extremely anticipated new studio album known as So kakkoii Uchu on Nov. 13.
The elusive pop artist hasn’t launched an album for 13 years since his instrumental set from 2006 known as Ecology of Everyday Life, and it has been 17 since his final undertaking with vocals, 2002’s Eclectic.
Ozawa wrote all of the songs on So kakkoii Uchu and in addition designed the duvet artwork. The album will embrace a solo rendition of “I Hear an Owl,” his collaborative quantity with End of the World (aka Sekai no Owari) from 2017.
The first new track from the album, “Suisei,” was launched digitally on Friday (Oct. 11). The pop icon shared a candy first teaser of the monitor known as “Don’t look at the drone, don’t look at the drone… You looked!” that includes himself and a little boy taking part in playing cards in a Japanese diner.
The title means “comet” in English, matching the “space” theme advised by the identify of the album, and the sparkly monitor options layers of strings, horns and backing vocals, harking back to his signature mega-hits from the ’90s.
There’s additionally a new Instagram account for the album.