SAKURA

BIRTHDAY
1971.11.23
BLOOD TYPE
AB
CITY
Kobe, Hyogo
SPECIALITY
English
HOBBY
Surfing and aromatherapy

PROFILE

She started playing guitar when she was 14. She used to study abroad in hippie town and Seattle.
She released her indie works "SAKURA" and "All Brand New".
In 1997: She made her major debut after joining EMI and released 8 albums.
In 2003: She sang "LOVE 4 REAL" in Kansai dialect and ranked No.1 in OSAKAN HOT 100.
In 2006: She became independent and took part in the tour of Def Tech in the same year.
In 2007: She signed with UNIVERSAL MUSIC and joined the new label PRIMARY COLOR RECORDZ.
In 2008: She started her indie activities again.

WORKS

Audition

She won the award of excellence in "EXILE presents Creator Battle Audition" of 2013.

Music composed

2019
・May 22Dream Shizuka: "Woman We Are"
included in "4 FEELS." (Lyrics)

・February 6DANCE EARTH PARTY: "HAPPiLA"
DANCE EARTH PARTY feat. GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE
included in the DVD "DANCE EARTH FESTIVAL 2018" (Lyrics / Music)

2018
・July 25EXILE: "STEP UP"
included in the album "STAR OF WISH" (Lyrics / Music)

・July 17DANCE EARTH PARTY: digital release
"HAPPiLA" DANCE EARTH PARTY feat. GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE (Lyrics / Music)

・March 21NEWS: "IT'S YOU" included in the album "EPCOTIA" (Lyrics)
・March 21J Soul Brothers III: DVD J Soul Brothers III LIVE TOUR 2016-2017 "METROPOLIZ"
Disc 2 M14: "J.S.B. HAPPINESS" (Lyrics / Music)

2017
・August 30DANCE EARTH PARTY: "POPCORN" (Lyrics / Music)
・August 2PKCZ® "360° ChamberZ"
M7: "T-REX" feat. Crystal Kay, CRAZYBOY, ANARCHY (Lyrics)
M9: "ROAM AROUND" feat. GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE (Lyrics)

2015
・October 14Happiness : "Holiday" (Lyrics & Composition)
・March 25EXILE: "DANCE INTO FANTASY" (Lyric / Compose)
"Believe in Yourself" (Lyric) recorded in the album"19 -Road to AMAZING WORLD-"

2014
・June 18Album "EXILE TRIBE PERFECT MIX"
DISC 1
M26: Organ Donor ~OFF DA HOOK~ / DJ MAKIDAI feat. GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE & SWAY(Japanese Lyrics)
DISC 2
M2: I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY / DJ MAKIDAI feat. E-girls (Japanese Lyrics)

・March 12EXILE ATSUSHI: recorded in Album "Music"
"MAKE A MIRACLE" (Lyric)
"LALA ~Kodokuna Yoruni~" (English Lyric)

2009
・March 11Katsuyuki Mito: "Kimiga Suki feat.SAKURA,K2C SUNSHINE BAND" (Lyric)
2007
・March 7Yu Yamada: "EYES ON ME"(Lyric)
2006
・April 26Def Tech: "Inori feat.SAKURA" Catch The Wave records(Lyric / Compose)

Artist Activities

<Single>
2008
・March 21"I Love You~Yasashiku Tadayou Aino Soyokaze~"(Lyric / Compose)
2007
・May 23"Peace of Mind with Micro(Def Tech)"(Lyric / Compose)
ANB series "Okaeri!" opening and ending theme song

2006
・July 17"Inori feat.SAKURA" (Lyric / Compose) Collaborated with Def Tech and YANAGIMAN
She won as high as 6th place on ORICON . She also appeared in DVD "Def Tech Budokan Live DVD".

2005
・December 7"Oh we Oh"(Lyric)
2004
・April 28"Kotonoha" (Lyric / Compose)
・February 11"Nijieno Prelude" (Lyric)
2003
・May 28"GOOD LOVE" (Lyric / Compose)
・February 14"LOVE 4 REAL" (Lyric / Compose)
Ranked No.1 in FM802 OSAKAN HOT 100 in 2003

2002
・March 27"Smile Baby Party Baby" (Lyric / Compose)
JCB "LINDA Card" commercial song

2000
・March 23"Day in, Day out"(Lyric)
ANB series drama "Another Heaven" musical interludes

・February 16"HEART OF GOLD" (Lyric) Collaboration with Kazuyuki Miyauchi
CX "HEY!HEY!HEY! MUSIC CHAMP" ending theme song

1999
・November 17"Oh I…"(Lyric / Compose)
・June 9"Sweet Darling"(Lyric / Compose)
・January 27"ONLY FOR YOU" (Lyric / Compose) produced by Hidetoshi Sakurai (Magokoro Brothers)
1998
・November 6"Kimino Tameni"(Lyric / Compose)
TBS series "Wonderful" ending theme song

・July 8"I believe"(Lyric / Compose)
NTV series "Downtown DX" ending theme song

・January 16"IF YOU LOVE ME"(Lyric / Compose)
TBS series "COUNT DOWN TV" ending theme song

1997
・October 8"SOUL MATE"(Lyric / Compose)

<Album>
September 21, 2011"SAKURA GOLDEN★BEST"
August 10, 2011"Ukulele Love"
August 12, 2009"Real Love"
June 27, 2007"G.L.M.~Girl’s Life Music~"
February 8, 2006"SOUL ESSENCE"
May 25, 2005"SAKURA SINGS BALLADS-Smooth Side-" ballad covers collection
March 30, 2005"Soul Collection" Best Album
June 16, 2004"Lana" won the 163rd place on ORICON.
June 25, 2003"pua nani" won the 80th place on ORICON.
March 5, 2003"Your Favorite SAKURA" Best Album., won the 50th place on ORICON
March 27, 2002"the star XVII" won the 100th place on ORICON.
April 11, 2001"Shishira" won the 18th place on ORICON.
November 16, 2000"ROOM508" western music ballad collection, won the 41st place on ORICON
April 26, 2000"day light" won the 20th place on ORICON.
February 24, 1999"LOVE ON WINGS" won the 15th place on ORICON.
February 18, 1998"Lover Light" won the 24th place on ORICON.

<DVD>
March 5, 2003"12CLIPS"

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