Ringo Shiina (椎名 林檎, Shiina Ringo), born Yumiko Shiina (椎名 裕美子, Shiina Yumiko), is a Japanese singer-songwriter bornonNovember 25,
1978.She works as a solo musician and singer and is a member of the band Tokyo Jihen.
She describes herself as "Shinjuku-kei Jisaku-Jien-ya (新宿系自作自演屋, a Shinjuku-style writer-performer)".
She was ranked number 36 in a list of Japan's top 100 musicians compiled by HMV in 2003.
Shiina plays many types of genres across her albums including:Rock, Punk rock, Alternative rock, Experimental rock,Chambermusic, Chanson,Jazz, Big
band and Bossa Nova.