For a relaxed state of mind, SHANTI is your perfect chanteuse. Now entering her 20th year as a professional vocalist, lyricist, and composer, Shanti is best known for her work on “Sora” from “Visions of Eskaflowne”, “Inner Universe” from Ghost in the Shell, and her collaborations with composers such as Yoko Kanno.
Initially entering the music industry by providing commercial jingles to UNIQLO amongst others in her teenage years, she now celebrates her 6th year as a respected solo artist who continues to captivate the souls of Jazz and Pop lovers nationwide. Since her debut, she has been crowned with the Best Professional Recording accolade for her 2012 release “KISS THE SUN” on Japan’s high-resolution audio streaming service, e-onkyo and has been pegged as a starlet in the age of high-resolution audio.
As a woman in her 30’s, she prides herself as a singer bringing sincerity, grace, and passion through her voice and music. She is often compared with Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Holly Cole, and a young Ella Fitzgerald. Based in Japan where she primarily tours, Shanti has also performed in Europe (Paris, Lisbon, Cologne, Astorius, Madrid) and has released “Cloud 9” from the renowned Dutch Jazz Label CHALLENGE RECORDS.