Even as a newbie, milet has become one of the most popular up-and-coming Japanese musicians. It’s only been less than three years since she entered the music scene but she’s already had several of her songs used in dramas, animes, movies and commercials. Her husky and strong voice stands out from the rest of the female J-pop singers and has led people to compare her vocals to that of Adele and Sia.
Milet’s Music Career
Her debut song “inside you,” produced by ONE OK ROCK’s Toru, may sound more Western pop(The EP peaked at number 16 on the Oricon Albums Chart),but her recent song “us” shows how milet is capable of pulling off songs closer to classic J-pop too. Little is known about this rising singer-songwriter except the fact that she spent her teenage years in Canada, which explains why many of her songs use a mix of English and Japanese.
Milet started her career in the year 2018.On March 6, 2019, her first live show, Milet Special Show Case @Billboard-Live Tokyo, was held at Billboard Live Tokyo. In that very year, a few of her melodies were highlighted in different media. Her songs “Us” and “Again and Again” were used as the openings for Japanese TV dramas Gisou Furin and Joker x Face respectively,while her songs “Drown” and “Prover” were used as the second ending for the anime adaptation of Vinland Saga and the second ending of anime series Fate/Grand Order – Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia respectively.
On June 3, 2020, Milet released her debut album Eyes, which hit number one on Oricon Albums Chart.She teamed up on the collection with guitarist Toru of One OK Rock and Man with a Mission part Kamikaze Boy.Starting from October 4, 2020, Milet became a DJ host for the radio series Music Freaks, streaming every Sunday from 22:00 to 24:00 (JST) on the Osaka radio station FM802 from a studio in Minami-morimachi.
The radio broadcasts are stated to last one year.On November 12, 2020, the song “Who I Am” premiered on YouTube and was subsequently featured as the title track of her sixth mini-album, which released on December 2, 2020. “Who I Am” and the song “The Hardest” were both respectively used as the opening and ending themes of the Japanese television drama Shichinin no Hisho.
On 8 August 2021, she performed at the closing ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She covered the song “Hymne à l’amour”, originally sang by Edith Piaf.