One of the reasons why superstar Namie Amuro retired has finally been revealed. The revelation was made on a program that aired on NHK.
Around 7 tears ago Namie damaged her vocal cords, forcing her to cancel parts of her PAST>FUTURE concert tour. This gave her a lot of anxiety, making her self conscious that her voice wouldn’t sound right. “Is this the limit?“
Namie’s hectic tour schedule may have played a part, between her PLAY, Best Fiction, and Past>FUTURE tours she performed over 200 concerts. Additionally, for her LIVE STYLE 2016-2017 she set a brand new record by performing over 100 dates.
Despite having to leave her fans behind, Namie is happy that she was still able to retire in a “good” state, and doesn’t have regrets with how she handled her 25 year career.