Yasutaka Nakata, the Japanese DJ and record producer responsible for the massive successes of the girl group Perfume and kawaii singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, announced the release of his first solo album Digital Native on Feb. 7 next year.
The album will contain ten tracks including “NANIMONO” featuring Kenshi Yonezu (ranked No. 1 on Spotify’s 2016 list of most played Japanese song in Japan, video viewed over 16 million times on YouTube), “Crazy Crazy” featuring Charli XCX and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Top 20 on Spotify UK’s viral chart), and “Love Don't Lie” featuring ROSII, the first official anthem for the Ultra Music Festival written by a Japanese artist.
The first edition of the album will also contain a second disc that features seven remixes of songs by other artists including Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” and Steve Aoki & Moxie’s “I Love It When You Cry (Moxoki).”
Text: Billboard JAPAN / Photo: Courtesy Photo