Sayaka’s 10th anniversary concert “Sweet Liberty”, which will take place at Akasaka BLITZ on 2011/6/30, will be produced by Seiko. The tickets will be on sale on 6/12.

SAYAKA KANDA 1st.LIVE ALIVE 2011「Sweet Liberty」
2011/6/30 (Thu) – Akasaka BLITZ
Door open @ 6:00pm
Show starts @ 7:00pm
Ticket: 5,250 yen

Dates for the concert tour “Cherish” has been announced.

2011/06/12 (Sun) Saitama Super Arena
2011/06/18 (Sat) Nippon Gaishi Hall (Nagoya)
2011/06/19 (Sun) Nippon Gaishi Hall (Nagoya)
2011/06/24 (Fri) Pacifico Yokohama
2011/07/02 (Sat) Osaka Castle Hall
2011/07/03 (Sun) Osaka Castle Hall
2011/07/08 (Fri) Nippon Budokan (Tokyo)
2011/07/09 (Sat) Nippon Budokan (Tokyo)
2011/07/15 (Fri) Kagoshima Citizens’ Culture Hall
2011/07/16 (Sat) Kagoshima Citizens’ Culture Hall
2011/08/07 (Sun) Marine Messe Fukuoka

Seiko’s new album “Cherish” will be released on 2011/6/1.

Limited Edition:

Regular Edition:

There will be a vocal audition for Seiko’s official cover album series “MemorieS”, which is produced by Chiaki. The first album of the series “Memories – Songs for the Season of White” or “Fuyu-ban” (Winter Edition) was released last December, and the second album “MemorieS – Goodbye and Hello -” or “Haru-ban” (Spring Edition) will be released on 2011/5/18. The spring album will feature Chiaki, Tamurapan, SAWA, Frenesi, etc.

The winner of the audition will be featured in the third album of the series “Natsu-ban” (Summer Edition). Application will be accepted between 2011/5/1 and 6/12 regardless of age, sex, or experience. An entry can be made by singing Seiko’s song on the online karaoke service “Live Dam”.

For more detail (in Japanese):

Suntory Group started airing special commercials on television on 2011/4/6.

To encourage the victims of the recent disaster in Japan, Suntory requested the celebrities who have appeared on the company’s ads in the past to record two famous song by the late Kyu Sakamoto: “Ue o Muite Arukou” (“I look up as I walk”, better known as “Sukiyaki” outside Japan) and “Miagete Goran Yoru no Hoshi o” (“Look up at the stars in the night”). Each song was recorded as a singing relay, and Seiko takes the last part on the 60sec version of “Ue o Muite Arukou“.

Ue o Muite Arukou” ver. A 60sec