Amuse Says Kuwata Has Cancer, Will Postpone Release of New Album

July 28 (Bloomberg) -- Amuse Inc. said singer Keisuke Kuwata of the Southern All Stars is suffering early-stages of cancer of the esophagus and will postpone the release of a new album that had been scheduled for Oct. 20. He will also cancel a tour scheduled for Oct. 21 to Dec. 31, the company said in a release to the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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