Shanti Snyder is a singer, lyricist, and composer known for her work on "Sora" from "Visions of Eskaflowne", "Inner Universe" from Ghost in the Shell, and her collaborations with composers such as Yoko Kanno. Now entering the twentieth year of her career, she has grown into a respected solo recording artist in Japan's Jazz and Pop scenes. As a woman in her 30's, she prides herself as a singer bringing sincerity, grace, and passion through her voice and music. She is often compared with Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Holly Cole, and a young Ella Fitzgerald. Based in Japan where she primarily tours, Shanti has performed in Europe( Paris, Lisbon, Cologne, Astorius, Madrid) and has released "Cloud 9" from the renowned Dutch Jazz Label CHALLENGE RECORDS.