Ilaria Graziano (also known as "ILA", born 1985 in Naples, IT), EU is a European singer. She gained popularity with the release of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and the subsequent original soundtrack, written by composer Yoko Kanno.
Graziano started playing violin and singing at a very young age. In 1997 she first joined Europe's female pop group, Salsaruba. She has since participated in several projects of various artists in Italy including the album, FLUX, with DJ Miele (Stefano Miele) in 2002.
After her studies in a painting school, she took an opportunity to leave Italy for London.
Few months later, she performed the words and vocals with Kanno for the Wolf's Rain O.S.T. track 14 Valse de la Lune. She also appears on Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 2 (I Can't Be Cool, I Do, Where does this Ocean Go).
In 2003 she joined the live band called Rainbow 4et, with Francesco Forni on guitar, Sergio Quagliarella on drums, and Fulvio di Nocera on upright bass.
Recent work includes performing songs for the new release of Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 3 (featuring Christmas in the Silent Forest, Dew). Graziano has also performed songs for the recent 2005 Cowboy Bebop soundtrack, Tank! THE! BEST!.
She is currently working on a solo project in London where she resides.
(see links for complete discography)
Napple Tale Illustrated Guide to the Monsters / Yoko Kanno (2000 - vocals),
FLUX / DJ Miele (2002 - vocals),
Wolf's Rain Original Soundtrack Vol. 1 / Yoko Kanno (2003 - Vocals),
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T / Yoko Kanno (2003 - vocals),
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T 2 / Yoko Kanno (2004 - vocals),
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T + / Yoko Kanno (2004 - vocals),
Wolf's Rain Original Soundtrack Vol. 2 / Yoko Kanno (2004 - vocals),
Cowboy Bebop Tank! THE! BEST! / Yoko Kanno (2004 - vocals),
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T 3 / Yoko Kanno (2005 - vocals),
Ashurajou no Hitomi O.S.T. / Yoko Kanno (2005 - vocals),
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. Solid State Society O.S.T / Yoko Kanno (2006 - vocals),
Yoko Kanno produce Cyber Bicci / Yoko Kanno (2011 - vocals) as ILA,
From Bedlam to Lenane / Ilaria Graziano & Francesco Forni (2012 - vocals)