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Encyclopedia > Exile (Japanese band)
Exile
Background information
Also known as Egu
Origin Flag of Japan Tokyo, Japan
Genre(s) Japanese pop, urban contemporary
Years active 2001–present
Label(s) Rhythm Zone
Website Official website
Members
Hiro
Makidai
Matsu
Usa
Akira
Atsushi
Takahiro
Former members
Shun

Exile (エグザイル Eguzairu?) is a 7-member Japanese pop music band. Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... J-Pop is a form of Japanese pop music. ... The term urban contemporary was coined by the late New York DJ Frankie Crocker in the mid 1970s. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Rhythm Zone is a label in the avex records group which releases all kinds of contemporary Japanese music. ... J-pop is an abbreviation of Japanese pop and refers to Japanese popular music. ...


Current leader Hiro was originally in the band Zoo that split up in the mid-1990s. In 1999, he started a new group called J Soul Brothers, which later changed its name to Exile in 2001. On November 2003, they remade Zoo's hit single "Choo Choo Train" and sold over a million copies. ZOO was a popular Japanese pop music band from the early 1990s. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

Members

Performers

  • Hiro, real name Hiroyuki Igarashi (五十嵐広行 Igarashi Hiroyuki?) June 1, 1969 – leader of the group
  • Makidai, real name Daisuke Maki (眞木大輔 Maki Daisuke?) October 27, 1975
  • Matsu, real name Toshio Matsumoto (松本利夫 Matsumoto Toshio?), born May 27, 1975.
  • Usa, real name Yoshishiro Usami (宇佐美吉啓 Usami Yoshishiro?), born February 2, 1977.
  • Akira, real name Ryōhei Kurosawa (黒沢良平 Kurosawa Ryōhei?), born August 23, 1981 – was a member of Rather Unique and joined the group 2006 summer.

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Vocalists

  • Atsushi, real name Atsushi Satō (佐藤篤志 Satō Atsushi?), born April 30, 1980.
  • Takahiro, real name Takahiro Tasaki (田崎敬浩 Tasaki Takahiro?), born December 8th, 1984 – the new vocalist chosen to replace Shun during the "Exile Vocal Battle Audition 2006 ~Asian Dream~" summer audition.

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Former member

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Discography

Singles

# Title Release Date
1 "Your Eyes Only ~Aimai na Boku no Katachi~"
(Your Eyes Only ~曖昧なぼくの輪郭~ Your Eyes Only ~My Ambiguous Outline~?)
2001-09-27
2 "Style" 2001-12-12
3 "Fly Away" 2002-02-02
4 "Song for You" 2002-04-17
5 "Cross ~Never Say Die~" 2002-08-07
6 "Ex-style ~Kiss You~" 2002-11-13
7 "We Will ~Ano Basho de~" (We Will ~あの場所で~ We Will ~At That Place~?) 2003-02-05
8 "Breezin' ~Together~" 2003-05-28
9 "Let Me Luv U Down" feat. Zeebra & Maccho (of Ozrosaurus) 2003-07-09
10 "Choo Choo Train"[1] 2003-11-06
11 "Eternal..." 2003-11-12
12 "Ki・zu・na" 2003-11-19
13 "O'ver" 2003-11-27
14 "Carry On" 2004-05-12
15 "Real World" 2004-06-30
16 "Heart of Gold" 2004-08-18
17 "Hero" 2004-12-01
18 "Exit"[2] 2005-08-24
19 "Tada Aitakute" (ただ…逢いたくて I Just... Wanna See You?) 2005-12-14
20 "Yes!" 2006-03-01
21 "Everything" 2006-12-06
22 "Lovers Again" 2007-01-17
23 "Michi" (?) 2007-02-14
24 "Summer Time Love" 2007-05-16
25 "Toki no Kakera" (時の描片?) 2007-08-29

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Collaborations

# Collaborated with Title Release Date
1 Glay (under the name "Glay x Exile") "Scream" 2005-07-20
2 Kumi Koda (under the name "Exile & Kumi Koda") "Won't Be Long" 2006-11-22

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Others

# Title Release Date
1 Song Soldier ~Ashita no Senshi~
(ソングソルジャー~明日の戦士~ Song Soldier ~Tomorrow's Soldier~?)[3]
2007-03-07

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Albums

Studio albums

# Title Release Date
1 Our Style 2002-03-06
2 Styles of Beyond 2003-02-13
3 Exile Entertainment 2003-12-03
4 Exile Asia 2006-03-29
5 Exile Evolution 2007-03-07

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Best of albums

# Title Release Date
1 Perfect Best[4] 2005-01-01
2 Select Best 2005-01-01
3 Single Best 2005-01-01

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Other albums

# Title Release Date
1 The Other Side of Ex Vol. 1 2003-09-10
2 Appreciation to the Million Breakthrough
(祝ミリオン・初回アルバム 3枚組 Box Set ~Appreciation to the Million Breakthrough~?)
2004-03-31
3 Heart of Gold ~Streat Future Opera Beat Pops~[5] 2004-09-29

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References and footnotes

  1. ^ Like Zoo's version of the song, Exile's "Choo Choo Train" also features a voice sample of D. Train's dance hit, "Keep On".
  2. ^ "Exit" was used as the ending theme for the drama Jyō no Kyōshitsu.
  3. ^ A single made up of the five 2006 summer audition finalists (under the name "Dreamers ~Exile Vocal Battle Audition Finalist".
  4. ^ A two-disc set of both Select Best and Single Best.
  5. ^ A compilation album of Exiles (Exile, Rather Unique, Never Land, COLOR, and Shunsuke Kiyokiba).

D. Train (sometimes written as D Train, D-Train or D Train) was actually James Williams R&B/dance music from Brooklyn New York. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Exiles are a group of reality-hopping mutants, created by writer Judd Winick and artist Mike McKone. ...

External links

  • (Japanese) Exile's Official Website
  • (Japanese) Scream – Official Glay x Exile "Scream" website

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