Hikaru Utada Schedules US-UK Tour

Mike Ferreira (Editor) — November 15th, 2009 — 10:27
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Singer-songwriter Hikaru Utada's official website announced that she will hold a concert tour that spans the United States and United Kingdom. Titled "In The Flesh 2010", Utada will perform in nine cities across both countries, as follows:

  • January 15: Honolulu, HI
  • January 19: Los Angeles, CA
  • January 21: Seattle, WA
  • January 24: San Francisco, CA
  • January 30: Las Vegas, NV
  • February 2: Chicago, IL
  • February 5: Boston, MA
  • February 8: New York, NY
  • February 12: London, UK

Earlier this year, Utada made appearances in Hollywood, New York, and Miami to promote her newest English album, This Is The One. she planned another tour in May, but was forced to cancel her appearances due to a case of peritonsillitis.

Utada holds the record for best-selling record in Japan with her debut album, First Love. the album, which was released in 1999, sold over 8 million copies. She contributed songs to various anime works, including Freedom and Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone. Utada also played the role of Pinoko in the Black Jack net anime.

Tickets for the In The Flesh 2010 tour are currently on sale in most of the announced venues.