The band left gr8! The band has roots in Okinawa, an area famous for being the home of many well-known acts. The band is mix of pop - and rock -style music as can be heard by the vocals and the instrumentals. Their style is also made up of many different cultures and musical styles from around the world. This is attributed to their hometown being Okinawa, a well-known station for American military bases and, thus, cultures and different styles often blend. Due to high sales of their works, Orange Range's singles are often attached to various movies, shows or Japanese products.
Originally, Orange Range was a cover band, doing mostly Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) of songs by other artists. The band was started by childhood friends Kitao "Kat-chan" Kazuhito and Hiroyama Naoto, but Naoto has professed that Kazuhito was the one to come up with the idea of forming a band.
Soon a longtime friend of Naoto, Miyamori Yoh, would join the band as a bassist. Unlike the current band members, the next band member to join, Hokama Hiroki, was relatively an "outsider" in the group of friends that made up the original band. Hiroki was also the first vocalist of the band. Next Miyamori Yoh invited his younger brother, Miyamori Ryo, to join the band as a low vocalist and the second overall vocalist. The band stayed like this for a few months before scouting high range vocalist, Yamato Ganeko to the band.
Between the time that Yamato joined and the band being signed to Spice Music's Japanese division, Orange Range mainly did covers of already famous singers and bands, like Glay and Mr. Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File)for school concerts and for small art houses. In earlythe band was signed to Spice Music and released their first official commercial work, the mini-album Orange Ballwhich contained the single Michishirube.
The single peaked at No. In Junethe band signed with Sony Music and released their first wide release single, "Kirikirimai". The single only had a moderate amount of sales and peaked at No. This was seen as a large feat for the band as the single had almost no Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) due to the low sales of Kirikirimai. It entered the charts at No. The album's sales dropped by nearly double in the time Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) of a month.
Even with the low sales, the album became the 15th highest selling album of In the time following their first album, the band re-released "Michishirube" and "Kiririmai". During the same year, the band also performed "Kirikirimai Fantastic Four Remix " for the superhero film Fantastic Four and its soundtrack. The band's next single was " Locolotion ", which rocked the group with plagiarism controversy and accusations.
The band's 9th single, " Hana ", went on to become the highest selling single from the band; to date, the single has sold nearlycopies. This single also went on to become the number four highest selling single of and was able to stay on the Oricon charts for nearly 50 weeks. Their second album, MusiQdebuted at the No. It only stayed at the Musics Always On My Mind (Terrys Bonus Beats) - Laidback Luke - Musics Always On My Mind for one week, as its second week saw the album climb to the number one spot.
This would go on to become Orange Range's best selling album, claiming the number one spot for The band's next single, " Asterisk ", was used as the first opening theme to the anime Bleach Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) went straight to Kembali - S.Y.J* - Kembali. Because it was released in lateit was counted as a album; often album sales for albums released late in the year are counted for Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) year's charts.
The album's chart run ended with oversales and was the 11th highest selling album of The band then somewhat slowed down as they had what many fans called a "face change. At first it was reported by the Japanese media that he left the band due to tendinitis that had increased in severity.
It was later revealed that he left the band due to "creative differences," it was said that Kazuhito did not Hard To Handle - Herman Brood & His Wild Romance - Hooks (Vinyl, Album, LP) that the band was moving more and more to hip-hop and away from rock.
As of Decemberthe band had yet to find a replacement member. The band finally returned to the studio and release their first single of" Champione ", in mid The single debuted at No. However, this single had a limited release, with onlycopies made. The band's 16th single is titled " Sayonara ", contrary to rumors of this being the band's final single, this is supposed to mark the second phase of the band's life, thus they are saying goodbye to the first phase.
Their fourth album, the self-titled Orange Range was released on December 6, ; it contained 17 tracks; three were re-releases and 14 were new tracks. Even with I Cant Help Myself - John Fogerty - Centerfield 25 Years No.
Music Station is a long-running Japanese music television program that holds a "Super Live" extended edition to celebrate Christmas and the end of the year every December. This was the second year in a row that Orange Range was invited. Their 17th single, " Ika Summer ", was released in April and had a weekly peak of No.
This was the band's lowest selling and charting single in years, only staying in the top five for one week.
July saw three major releases from Orange Range. To celebrate their 5th anniversary, the band released two separate best albums entitled Orange and Rangeeach containing a different selection of their hit singles and popular album Car Chase - Night Chase - John Barry / Adam Faith / Shirley Anne Field - Music From The Film Beat Gi. On the first day of their release, Orange and Range would obtain the top two spots on the Oricon charts and the same spots on the weekly charts.
Two weeks later, the albums would go on to obtain the top two spots in the United World Music charts. The band's first single of the year, "Kimi Station", was released on March 5, The band also performed the opening and ending themes to the Sunrise anime series, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2.
The song "O2" was released as a single late May. The band's next single " Oshare Banchou feat. Shortly after, a B-sides double album entitled Ura Shopping was released on December 3. It features a ballad. Shortly after on July 14, the band released their newest best hits album titled Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) the Singles ; the album has a limited edition version that contains music videos for each song on the regular cd.
On July 28, the band left former label Gr8! Recordsand established their own record label Super Echo Label. The band released a new studio album on October orcd. Five days later, Orange Range held their first free live concert in five years when they performed Onegai! The song was written for the victims Russell Gunn - Ethnomusicology Vol.4 - Live In Atlanta the earthquake, and it was available for free download on the band's website.
In response to the song release, Orange Range left this message on their page: "What we can do is to deliver music. Everyday, the television broadcasts footage that feels detached from reality. We were shocked to see people helping with the rescue efforts there, bravely and cheerfully, despite being victims themselves. We were touched by those people, and decided to write this song.
It's a small power, but we want to walk forward together. Let's sing together. Orange Range kicked off by switching their label again. The band also announced a new album and a new tour to celebrate their anniversary.
After months of touring, Orange Range released their first single in 3 years 9 months. The band also released "spark" and "Neo Pop Standard" on iTunes worldwide, marking the first time Orange Range has released one of its albums for worldwide, digital release.
A week after spark was released, Oricon charts indicated that the album had only managed to reach the 18th spot before falling from the Top This indication makes "spark" Orange Range's lowest Orange Splinters That Sing - Various - MERZfunder (File) studio album on the Oricon charts since "1st Contact".
The side project was headed by Naoto and Hiroki, and the premise behind it is an international collaboration on a series of songs. After working with many international artists on the album "Travel Sounds", Naoto commented "I want to collaborate with more people for a unique worldview. Beginning inOrange Range announced for the first time a tour of Asian countries. To mark the 10th volume of Embu, a battle of the bands event started by Orange Range, the band announced a special Embu tour.
The tour is set as a battle of the bands with Orange Range going against another band at each different venue. On August 29, the band will release their eleventh album, Eleven Piece. It will be their first studio album produced in three years, and will be released simultaneously in Japan and Taiwan.
A showcase concert will take place on August 23, and a concert tour supporting the new album will commence on September 28 in Taiwan at the Legacy Taipei. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the mountain range in Indonesiasee Jayawijaya Mountains. This article needs to be updated.
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