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London show announcement!

November 10, 2017

London show announcement!

Hotei has just announced his first London show in three years, returning to the legendary Shepherds Bush Empire on 20th October 2018. Tickets are on sale on Monday 13th November. Says Hotei: “It’s such a thrill to be able to play at my favourite venue, Shepherds Bush Empire, my first show in London in three […]...

“Paradox” new album released worldwide today!

October 25, 2017

“Paradox” new album released worldwide today!

Hotei’s new Japanese language studio album is released worldwide today! You can stream or download it here...

Three lyric videos

October 23, 2017

Three lyric videos

Click on the “Paradox” song title below to access the lyric video: Dreamers Are Lonely Amplifire HOTEI “Hitokoto”...

“Paradox” album video preview

September 27, 2017

“Paradox” album video preview

A peak behind the scenes at the making of “Paradox” here...

“Paradox” new album, further details

September 12, 2017

“Paradox” new album, further details

Hotei today released further details of his forthcoming 17th studio album, “Paradox”, which is released worldwide on 25th October. The album contains twelve songs and the lyrical themes reflect Hotei’s observations of trying to live a normal life in London, surrounded by major issues like terrorism, brexit and the refugees crisis. Song titles are: Amplifire […]...

“Paradox” – new studio album for Japan

August 8, 2017

“Paradox” – new studio album for Japan

Hotei today unveiled the title and the sleeve for his forthcoming new studio album. “Paradox” will be released in Japan on 25th October 2017 via Virgin/Universal Music. The album features all new songs written and produced by Hotei in London, with musical contributors including Zachary Alford (drums), Mark Neary (bass), and mixing by Adrian Bushby....

Zucchero’s first headline show in Tokyo

May 30, 2017

Zucchero’s first headline show in Tokyo

Zucchero brought his Black Cat World Tour to Tokyo for his first ever headline performance in Japan, with Hotei joining him on stage for many songs at a sold out Tsutaya O East in Shibuya....

First ever shows in Hong Kong and Taipei

May 16, 2017

First ever shows in Hong Kong and Taipei

Hotei continued his quest to play in new markets last week with his first ever performances in Taipei, Taiwan on 12th May and in Hong Kong on 14th May. Thanks to all who joined Hotei and his band at Hana in Taipei and Music Zone in Hong Kong....

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大阪2Days終了。最高のオーディエンスに心から感謝。君たちを誇りに思います。Thank you Osaka!!! Fantastic audience. I’m so proud about you. #paradoxtour #オリックス劇場 #布袋寅泰

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