Friday, May 4, 2012

Gothic Cellist: Tribute to Kanon Wakeshima

Kanon Wakeshima
Still Doll

Song: IU - Cruel Fairy Tale 
Videos: Kanon Wakeshima - Libretto; Kanon Wakeshima - Still Doll

 Kanon Wakeshima (分島 花音 Wakeshima Kanon, born June 28, 1988)[dubious – discuss] is a Japanese singer and cellist. Produced by musician and fashion designer Mana, Wakeshima debuted under the DefStar Records label on May 28, 2008 with the single "Still Doll", the ending theme for the anime adaptation of the manga series Vampire Knight. She also provided the voice for a maid that appears in the eighth episode of the series. Wakeshima's second single "Suna no Oshiro", released on November 12, 2008, was used as the ending theme for the series' second season (subtitled Guilty). She was nominated for a Best Newcomer award for 2008 in the fourth annual Shōjo Beat Music Awards, nominees of which are determined by surveying "record companies, music journalists, music experts, and music fans"
Kanon recently made a song "Koi no Doutei" in their newest single, which was later made the OP (opening song) for the new anime "30-sai no Hoken Taiiku" that came out the spring of 2011.