Yukimi Eleanora Nagano (born 31 January 1982) is a Swedish singer-songwriter. Nagano was born and raised in Gothenburg, Sweden, to a Japanese father and a Swedish-American mother.
Nagano is the vocalist of Gothenburg-based electronic band Little Dragon, which she established with her close high school friends Erik Bodin (drums), Fredrik Wallin (bass) and Håkan Wirenstrand (keyboards).
She worked with Swedish nu jazz duo Koop on the songs "Summer Sun", "Bright Nights" (both from 2001's _Waltz for Koop.)_ plus "Come to Me", "I See a Different You", and "Whenever There Is You" (from 2006 release Koop Islands).
She and Erik Bodin play live with fellow Gothenburg artist, José González.
She contributed significant vocal work to the album "Moving On" by Hird, including songs "Keep You Kimi" and title track "Moving On".
She is featured on Gorillaz's 2010 album Plastic Beach on the songs "Empire Ants" and "To Binge", both of which she co-wrote.
In 2011, Nagano was featured on SBTRKT's eponymous debut album with her vocals on the song "Wildfire".