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Aimer

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Aimer (エメ) is a Japanese pop singer-lyricist signed to SME Records and managed by agehasprings. She made her major debut in September of 2011 with the single "Rokutousei no Yoru / Kanashimi wa Aurora ni / TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR".

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Early Life and Debut

As a child, Aimer was constantly surrounded by music, mainly of the jazz and blues variety loved by her father, who was a bassist for a jazz band. In elementary school, she learned to play the piano. And as a middle school student influenced by the likes of Avril Lavigne's music, Aimer picked up the guitar and starting incorporating English into her lyrics. At the age of 15, she damaged her vocal chords and thus ended up with the unique voice she is known for today.

In 2011, Aimer signed with management agency FOURseam and entered into collaboration with the famed production group agehasprings, known for their work with Genki Rockets. She was introduced on the J-WAVE radio program HELLO WORLD as a guest vocalist on an agehasprings remix track, "SPIDER SOUNDS". In April, her song "Kizuna", was used in a commercial for the monthly manga anthology Gekkan Comic Zenon. The track would not see an official release until 2014 with her third studio album. In May, she released a digital album, Your favorite things, of covers of western songs. The lead track "Poker Face", a Lady Gaga cover, claimed #1 on the iTunes jazz chart, while the album peaked at #4 on the jazz album category in Japan. The following June, Aimer signed a major contract deal with DefSTAR RECORDS, and announced the release of her debut single "Rokutousei no Yoru / Kanashimi wa Aurora ni / TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR" set for September.

Discography

Aimer promoting Sleepless Nights (2012)
Aimer promoting Midnight Sun (2014)
Aimer promoting DAWN (2015)
Aimer promoting daydream (2016)

Studio Albums

Best Albums

Cover Albums

Split Albums

Live Albums

Mini-Albums

Singles

Digital Singles

Other Singles

Analog Singles

Video Releases

Compilations / Other

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