Shiina Ringo has announced that she will be releasing a new single, titled “Irohanihoheto / Kodoku no Akatsuki“, on May 27th, which marks the 15th year anniversary since her debut.
Ringo’s upcoming single is a double A-side which have both received tie-ups. “Irohanihoheto” will be used as the theme song for Matsushita Nao’s upcoming drama, ‘Kamo, Kyoto e Iku. ~Shinise Ryokan no Okami Nikki~‘, starting on April 9th. The song was both written and composed by Ringo herself.
Meanwhile, “Kodoku no Akatsuki” was written as the theme song for NHK E-tele’s new program, ‘SWITCH Interview Tatsujintachi‘, starting on April 6th. Ringo, who received the offer to provide the program’s theme song, had Watabe Aya, the scriptwriter for drama ‘Carnation‘, write the lyrics. For this song, Ringo was in charge of the composition and arrangement.
be ready cuz teh queen is coming back!