AKINA, American-Japanese FAKY member, laments her past love on her new single “Stupid, Careless, Dumb”

The words of ‘Stupid, carefree, stupid‘are based on AKINA’s own past experience of drowning in love. The track was produced by TOSHIKI HAYASHI (% C), the backing DJ of the Japanese duo chelmico, who has also worked with artists such as Kai Kubota, iri and Awesome City Club. It is a soft and relaxing melody to listen to that will seep into your dreams.

“‘Stupid, Careless, Dumb’ is about going back over a past relationship and regretting the way decisions were made. Everyone has a love they wish they weren’t too immature for at the time, so I hope you can relate to this one !! ”


AKINA stands out in the world of J-pop, thanks to her mixed American and Japanese heritage and her education spent in various countries and cultures, where she has developed a unique sense of music.

Additionally, she was widely praised for the strength and delicacy of her singing voice, while her cover of “Amazing Grace” was used in the film “A Morning of Farewell” with revered veteran actress Sayuri Yoshinaga – two outstanding achievements of AKINA. as the first artist.

Then, on October 6, AKINA collaborated on a song with Tokyo-based duo The Burning Deadwoods, following their much-loved outings with kiki vivi lily and PEARL CENTER members MATTON and inui. AKINA’s exceptional musical acumen has brought her from global activity with FAKY to her nascent singer-songwriter career, and now to the attention of the independent Japanese music scene.

With producer TOSHIKI HAYASHI (% C) crossing the spectrum from high quality J-pop to lo-fi hip-hop and AKINA’s unique multicultural approach to music, the chemistry is ripe for amazing results.

Check out ‘Stupid, Careless, Dumb’ to hear for yourself.

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