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One OK Rock’s Taka On Working With Kiiara: “When I First Heard Her Voice It Was Amazing”

James Wilson-Taylor
James Wilson-Taylor 15 February 2019 at 10.36

The band's new album 'Eye Of The Storm' is out now.

One OK Rock frontman Taka Moriuchi has revealed how Kiiara ended up appearing on the band's new album 'Eye Of The Storm'. 

The singer featured on the track 'In The Stars' after Taka was impressed by her incredible vocal talent:

"She's great. I was singing first...and then I sent it to her. When I first heard her voice it was amazing...I'm actually pretty excited about singing together some day."

The pair then met while both performing at the memorial concert set up by Linkin Park in honour of their late frontman Chester Bennington. Kiiara provided guest vocals on Linkin Park's 2017 track 'Heavy':

"I knew her for a long time but (with) Linkin Park was the first time I heard her sing, and I heard the song she featured on with Linkin Park...There was the Chester memorial event which they did in LA after his death. We met and talked over there, and I felt like we became friends."

You read our full chat with Taka in this month's edition of Rock Sound, available now at SHOP.ROCKSOUND.TV.

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