Japan's Cornelius and Norway's Lido Join 'Carole & Tuesday' Soundtrack

Courtesy of Billboard Japan


The Japanese animated series Carole & Tuesday, currently being streamed globally on Netflix, features various artists from around the world contributing to its soundtrack, breathing life into the futuristic story set on colonized Mars about two girls from different backgrounds dreaming to make it big in music.

From Episodes 1-12, the series opened with the song "Kiss Me" written and arranged by Japan's Nulbarich, performed by the artists behind the two leading characters' singing: Nai Br.XX (Carole) and Celeina Ann (Tuesday).

Starting from Episode 13, the opener will switch to a new song called "Polly Jean," written by LEO Imai and composed/arranged by Keigo Oyamada, aka Cornelius. The new theme will also be performed by the protagonists of the story.

The ending theme song, formerly Benny Sings' "Hold Me Now," will switch over to Norwegian music producer Lido's "Not Afraid" performed by Alisa, who voices the singing parts of the character Angela.

The star-studded roster of the Carole & Tuesday soundtrack also features Flying Lotus, Steve Aoki, Thundercat, Alison Wonderland, Moguai and many more.

"Polly Jean" and "Not Afraid" will be released together as a CD and vinyl single on Aug. 28, featuring artwork by Eisaku Kubonouchi, who designed the anime's characters. An album featuring the vocals from Episodes 1-12, called VOCAL COLLECTION Vol. 1, will drop July 31.


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