Lucid Dreaming - 12 inch vinyl

MAIKA LOUBTÉ SHARES HER NEW ALBUM LUCID DREAMING A STORYBOOK JOURNEY THROUGH HER DREAMS AND REALITY - THE 14 TRACK ALBUM RELEASED ON OCTOBER 20, 2021 / 12 INCH LP IN 2022.

Maika Loubté, the Tokyo-based singer-songwriter and producer, released her third full-length project, "Lucid Dreaming" on October 20, 2021 which was featured on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlists in multiple territories throughout the globe & will release its long-awaited 12 inch vinyl in 2022. Over the course of the album’s 14 tracks, Maika artfully narrates a story in which dreams and reality cross over through her blending of pop, dance, and electronic music. The album’s concept comes from Maika Loubté’s own dreams and she combines a mixture of English, Japanese, and French lyrics in her songwriting to depict her experience of being aware of her dreaming. The project, recorded and produced by Maika in her Tokyo home studio, also weaves in instrumental-only tracks showcasing her storytelling ability just through sound. The cover displays an alien-like creature that appears in the music video for "Spider Dancing," one of the singles released back in May, and is a fantastically creative incarnation of the human soul, shuttling between fantasy and reality. The album also includes a new album version of "Show Me How," which became a big hit as a commercial song for a new Mazda car campaign in which Maika appears on the TV spot. Lucid Dreaming also contains a couple of collaborations including, "It's So Natural" with fellow Japanese singer AAAMYYY who appears as a guest vocalist on the song about a woman’s relationship with a man. Maika also teams up on "System" with the popular Canadian music producer Ryan Hemsworth. About the making of Lucid Dreaming, Maika comments: “I tried to make this album a mixture of my conscious and unconscious mind that included the music I can hear in my dreams. At first it was an experiment, but after I finished the album, the experiment became a story I wanted to share. After the year that was 2020, I wondered what our common denominator would be as people, when there is a noticeable social divide. Those people exist as individuals. That there are as many truths as there are people. However, I couldn't find an answer to whether the individual encompasses the world or the world encompasses the individual. During the making of this album, I was confronting my own ideas and emotions and almost gave up on completing it, but thankfully I was able to keep going and I hope you will listen to the whole album as one song.” During the last couple of years, Maika released a number of singles in the lead up to the release of Lucid Dreaming. She filmed and premiered several music videos to accompany the tracks, and also appeared in a campaign for clothing brand RVCA that featured her song “Spider Dancing.” Maika also performed some of the album tracks on virtual live streaming events with US band Psymon Spine and appeared virtually at Taiwan’s 2021 LUCfest. To start off the new year, Maika has been selected as Spotify’s “SpotifyEQUAL” Artist of the Month for January with a giant billboard displayed in New York City’s Times Square.

MAIKA LOUBTÉ SHARES HER NEW ALBUM LUCID DREAMING A STORYBOOK JOURNEY THROUGH HER DREAMS AND REALITY - THE 14 TRACK ALBUM RELEASED ON OCTOBER 20, 2021 / 12 INCH LP IN 2022.

Maika Loubté, the Tokyo-based singer-songwriter and producer, released her third full-length project, "Lucid Dreaming" on October 20, 2021 which was featured on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlists in multiple territories throughout the globe & will release its long-awaited 12 inch vinyl in 2022. Over the course of the album’s 14 tracks, Maika artfully narrates a story in which dreams and reality cross over through her blending of pop, dance, and electronic music. The album’s concept comes from Maika Loubté’s own dreams and she combines a mixture of English, Japanese, and French lyrics in her songwriting to depict her experience of being aware of her dreaming. The project, recorded and produced by Maika in her Tokyo home studio, also weaves in instrumental-only tracks showcasing her storytelling ability just through sound. The cover displays an alien-like creature that appears in the music video for "Spider Dancing," one of the singles released back in May, and is a fantastically creative incarnation of the human soul, shuttling between fantasy and reality. The album also includes a new album version of "Show Me How," which became a big hit as a commercial song for a new Mazda car campaign in which Maika appears on the TV spot. Lucid Dreaming also contains a couple of collaborations including, "It's So Natural" with fellow Japanese singer AAAMYYY who appears as a guest vocalist on the song about a woman’s relationship with a man. Maika also teams up on "System" with the popular Canadian music producer Ryan Hemsworth. About the making of Lucid Dreaming, Maika comments: “I tried to make this album a mixture of my conscious and unconscious mind that included the music I can hear in my dreams. At first it was an experiment, but after I finished the album, the experiment became a story I wanted to share. After the year that was 2020, I wondered what our common denominator would be as people, when there is a noticeable social divide. Those people exist as individuals. That there are as many truths as there are people. However, I couldn't find an answer to whether the individual encompasses the world or the world encompasses the individual. During the making of this album, I was confronting my own ideas and emotions and almost gave up on completing it, but thankfully I was able to keep going and I hope you will listen to the whole album as one song.” During the last couple of years, Maika released a number of singles in the lead up to the release of Lucid Dreaming. She filmed and premiered several music videos to accompany the tracks, and also appeared in a campaign for clothing brand RVCA that featured her song “Spider Dancing.” Maika also performed some of the album tracks on virtual live streaming events with US band Psymon Spine and appeared virtually at Taiwan’s 2021 LUCfest. To start off the new year, Maika has been selected as Spotify’s “SpotifyEQUAL” Artist of the Month for January with a giant billboard displayed in New York City’s Times Square.

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Raised in Paris, Hong Kong and now residing in Tokyo, Maika Loubté is consistently exploring both novel and nostalgic music styles. Connecting numerous dots of sound, she creates original yet subconsciously familiar melodies listeners have emotional connections with. As a multicultural songwriter, producer and singer, Maika takes in global influences as she experiments with sound using a number of vintage analog synthesizers in her home studio in Tokyo and has collaborated with the likes of Miho Hatori (Cibo Matto), Ryan Hemsworth, KIRINJI, Kan Sano, Mark Diamond, and Sen Morimoto. As a performer, she captivates fans with her unique vocals while playing a plethora of electronic instruments on stage at clubs and festivals throughout Japan and Asia. Her music has been featured in campaigns for Mazda, RVCA, and in an original Netflix Anime series. On October 20, 2021, Maika released her highly anticipated new album Lucid Dreaming, which was featured on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlists in multiple territories throughout the globe. To start off the new year, Maika has been selected as Spotify’s “SpotifyEQUAL” Artist of the Month for January with a giant billboard displayed in New York City’s Time Square.

Lucid Dreaming (LP)

Maika Loubté
12” Neon Pink color vinyl (33 rpm)
~¥ 1,100 Shipping to United States
Estimated Shipping DateLate-August, 2022
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