J-pop singer-songwriter miwa is celebrating her 10th year in music by making the complete versions of all of her past music videos available on her official YouTube channel.
Like many other pop artists in Japan, only selected videos by the 29-year-old singer were available online in their entirety. Fans can now enjoy all of her visuals from her debut single, “don’t cry anymore,” to her latest track, “StoryTeller/Teenage Dream,” including hits like “Hikarie,” “chAngE” and “Miracle.”
miwa also released a couple of new singles digitally this month. “Look At Me Now” came out March 8 — “miwa’s Day,” a play on words for the numbers three and eight, which can be read as “mi” and “wa” in Japanese — and her new song, “Who I Am,” which dropped Friday (March 20).
“I can celebrate my 10th year in music thanks to my fans,” she shared. “I was a student in university back then, desperately chasing a dream, and I’m truly grateful to everyone who supported me along the way.”
The songstress also explains that her latest mid-tempo pop song, “Who I Am,” is about “being true to oneself.” With lyrics such as “Let everything go and head in the direction you can be yourself,” it tells listeners that there’s no need to rush or to be like others, and to keep going with their heads held high.
miwa is taking her own words to heart: “I’d like to live the next 10 years in a way that I can be proud of,” she says. “I look forward to the day I can bring music to everyone again from the new stage in my career.”