Eir Aoi Drops Surprise Digital Release of New Song ‘Iris’

23.October.2018 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC

Eir Aoi’s new song Iris―which is used as the ending theme song for the ongoing anime series Sword Art Online: Alicization―is set for physical release on October 24, but the singer surprised fans by dropping the song digitally one day prior without any announcements which sparked a huge reaction on social media.

The song is already charting high across digital music platforms. The singer had the following to say: “The plant Iris in the language of flowers means ‘hope.’ The kind of hope always given to you by a very special person. I thought it would be good to return that hope to that important person you respect. That’s what this song is about. I hope it’s a relevant song for someone.―Eir.”