A few part in ENGLISH of MIYAVI's interview for EMI MUSIC JAPAN about his latast Single " DAY 1" in collab with French electronic music producer Yuksek. Traslated from japanese to English by TOMOMI
“I always repeated destruction & creation, and continued making a new Day1 even if I looked back on own music career. In that way, I obtained power to believe that the world can be changed by a guitar. so Day1 is powerful positive messages to the world in confusion.
The recording period was three days. I did recording for the first time in France and realized that the sound also can change if atmosphere is different. A fashion, the people walking the town and the building are artistic, and new culture brought up in present continuous coexists with the culture that has been inherited from the past with exquisite balance. That was very comfortable time to me. The lyrics of day1 are a certain thing on an extension line of "STRONG", and I wanted to make it in such a music that human strength to be filled with vitality and dynamism while facing the present conditions of this country.
Many people have a feeling of stagnation and a tragic but brave feeling slightly, during the days after the earthquake disaster, I live, and many evils, difficulties, and problems are left still more. Still I want to believe ...”