“I really feel I can do my best work when the air is clean making it easier to sing and for long pure notes to ring out without being stifled and cut short by a smokey atmosphere. Thank you to Billboard Live Tokyo for this photo and for not allowing smoking at their venue.”

Julia Fordham continues to enchant audiences around the world with her extraordinary vocal range and heartfelt songs. “A luscious contralto that she wields with an almost operatic command, it is one of the most strikingly beautiful voices to be heard in pop.” – New York Times. From 1988’s Happy Ever After – her first release and international hit and throughout all of her 15 albums, Julia’s unique voice and exquisitely crafted compositions strike an everlasting chord.