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Japanese singer-songwriter and producer Kamijo is one of the most prolific artists in the visual kei movement, serving as the lead vocalist of the bands Lareine and Versailles and the driving force behind the labels Applause Records and Sherow Artist Society. Born on July 19, 1975, in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, he grew up in a musical household and first became involved in the scene in the mid-90s as a roadie for the band Malice Mizer. During this time, he befriended fellow musician Mayu, with whom he formed the group Lareine, releasing a handful of critically acclaimed albums between 1994 and 2007. Following Lareine's breakup, Kamijo assembled the symphonic metal band Versailles in 2007 with several musicians from the visual kei scene. Released during a hiatus with Versailles, his solo debut "Louis ~Enketsu no La Vie en Rose~" appeared in 2013, followed by the LPs Symphony of the Vampire and Heart in 2014. Over the next few years, he continued to release music both as a solo artist and as a part of Versailles, with his sixth studio album OSCAR hitting the shelves in October 2022. Preceded by the single "Behind the Mask," the album entered the Billboard Japan Albums Chart at Number 76.