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JaME's Flawless English Playlist

07/08/2020 2020-08-07 02:00:00 JaME Author: The JaME Team

JaME's Flawless English Playlist

Is "Engrish" a dealbreaker for you? This month on Spotify we're highlighting Japanese artists who sing in fluent English.


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While most avid fans of Japanese music have no problem with not understanding every lyric and have long-since learned to look past, or even embrace, instances of "Engrish", the language barrier can be a bit of an obstacle sometimes when introducing friends or family to the scene. With that in mind, we've put together a playlist highlighting some of the many Japanese artists who sing in English just as well (or almost as well) as any you might hear on Western radio stations.

The list covers a wide variety of genres, with artists ranging from well-known pop stars to up-and-coming indie acts. While many of the vocalists featured on the list had the advantage of growing up overseas or in multilingual families and some tracks also feature vocals from international guests, there are also some striking examples of artists who were able to improve their English dramatically later in their careers.

Give the playlist a spin right below.


Did you find any new artists to enjoy? Are there any songs you would add? Let us know with a comment on social media!

If you're enjoying these playlists, feel free to scroll down to check out some of the others our team has put together or to follow JaME on Spotify to stay tuned for more.
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