Hayley Sings Japanese Song 2 is, as the title suggests, the second Japanese-themed album by Christchurch, New ZealandsopranoHayley Westenra. Like its predecessor, the album contains Westenra's interpretations of traditional and popular contemporary Japanese songs. Some of the songs have been translated into English while others were sung in Japanese.
The album entered the Japanese charts at number 30 but rose to number 16 in its second week. The album was certified Gold in Taiwan.
The song "Nemu No Ki No Komoriuta" is based on a poem Empress Michiko wrote as a teenager.
Before the album's releasing, A special DVD features Westenra performing in a landscape of New Zealand with "Nemu No Ki No Komoriuta" and "Tsubomi" was released on 4 March 2009.