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Cocco

Cocco
Born: Jan 19, 1977 in Okinawa, Japan
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Genre: Pop/Rock, World
Biography: Often likened to a Japanese Alanis Morissette or Fiona Apple, Cocco (real name Tomoko Makishi) mixes her inward, confessional lyrics with hard rock arrangements. With her earthy voice, she is far from the usual, high-pitched Japanese pop starlets usually heard by the West -- though she has her soft, ...Read full biography
Sangrose
Released: 2001
Label: Speedstar/Victor
Critics' Rating:
Cocco's last album before her early retirement continues in the vein of hard rock interspersed with soft, introspective ballads. It works much better than 2000's Rapunzel, with plenty of sweet melodies ...Read full review
Rapunzel
Released: 2000
Label: JVC Compact Discs
Critics' Rating:
Continuing with her moody brand of hard rock while looking like a waif-like flower child, Cocco plays it safe on her third album, maybe a bit too much. The centerpiece, however, is a most beautiful rock ...Read full review