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Posted by Ari-Gold TH STAFF Thursday, October 5, 2023

imase's Chill Performance of "UTOPIA" on The FIRST TAKE


If you're a music enthusiast looking for something fresh and unfiltered, you're in for a treat. imase, the up-and-coming Japanese singer-songwriter, recently took the stage on 'The FIRST TAKE' YouTube channel, and it was a laid-back musical experience worth checking out.

In the 365th episode of 'The FIRST TAKE,' imase delivered a mellow, acoustic rendition of "Utopia." This song was originally written as the theme for Akira Toriyama's film, 'SAND LAND.' But when imase got his hands on it, he gave it a unique twist, calling it his most dazzling work yet. His performance was all about capturing the film's excitement with blissful music.

Now, let's rewind a bit and get to know imase. He burst onto the music scene in 2021 and quickly gained attention with his viral hit "Night Dancer" in 2022. His debut EP, "Pop Cube," came out in 2022 under Universal Music Japan, solidifying his position as a rising star.

What's intriguing is how imase's career skyrocketed. Just a year after learning to write and compose music, he made his debut with "have a nice day." And here's the kicker – he snagged the gig to sing the Pocari Sweat jingle, a coveted opportunity typically reserved for top-tier artists. Even before "Night Dancer" hit the airwaves, his TikTok views were on a meteoric rise. That's what we call a whirlwind journey to stardom!

If you're curious about imase's chilled-out performance and want to experience the magic of 'The FIRST TAKE,' head over to their YouTube channel. It's a musical journey that's as relaxed as it is impressive – perfect for a cozy evening with great music.

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