KENSHI YONEZU, born in 1991. A musician to come out of the internet. Illustrator. Starting out by posting Vocaloid tracks under the alias Hachi in 2009, Yonezu began his career under his real name Kenshi Yonezu in 2012. Known as an artist of many talents, Yonezu not only writes his own material but he also draws the illustrations to his album artwork and creates his own music videos. His smash hit “Lemon” ranked #1 on Billboard JAPAN?s annual cumulative charts for 2 years consecutively. Certified by the Japan Record Association for the fastest to achieve 3 million downloads and the music video breaking the Japanese record for the most views, the song has definitely left its mark on Japanese music history. He has also produced and written the songs “Paprika” for Foorin, “Machigai Sagashi” for Masaki Suda, and “Kite” for ARASHI. While releasing numerous smash-hit songs as a theme song to drama series, “Uma to Shika” to No Side Game and “Kanden” to MIU404, on August 5th he is releasing his 5th album “STRAY SHEEP”.
表題曲「M八七」(読み:エム ハチジュウナナ)は、5月13日(金)公開の映画「シン・ウルトラマン」主題歌(企画・脚本:庵野秀明 / 監督:樋口真嗣)。