D-51

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D-51
ディー・ゴー・イチ
Origin Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Genres Japanese Pop
Years active 2003–present
Labels Pony Canyon
Website D-51 Official Website (Japanese)
Members Yū Uezato
Yasuhide Yoshida

D-51 (ディー・ゴー・イチ Dī Gō Ichi?) is a Japanese pop music band. D-51 is group consisting of two men, Yu and Yasu. They are signed under Pony Canyon label. According to its members, the name D-51 came from Japanese National Railways' D51 steam locomotive class.

In 2005, they had their first big hit with the single No More Cry, which peaked at no. 5 on Oricon charts and became the 13th best selling single of the year, selling 402,034 copies.

Members[edit]

  • Yu : born Yū Uezato (上里優 Uezato Yū) on November 9, 1983 in Ginowan, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
  • Yasu : born Yasuhide Yoshida (吉田安英 Yoshida Yasuhide) on April 6, 1982 in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Year Title[1] Oricon[2][3] Album
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
2003 "Let's Try"
2004 "Top of the Summer"
2004 "Dreamin' On"
2005 "No more cry" 2 28
2005 "Hibiscus"
(ハイビスカス Haibisukasu)
2005 "Always" 23 8
2006 "Brand New World" 15 11
2006 "Hajimaru"
(はじまる)
88 1
2007 "Forever Friends" 67 2
2007 "Stand Up!" 110 1
2008 "Sepia"
(セピア)
135 1
2008 "Travelers of Life" 85 2
2009 "Road"
(ロード)
172 1
2009 "Lady Don't Cry" 110 1
2010 "Familia"
(ファミリア)
50 3
2012
(めぐり逢い)
148 1

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Year Title[4] Catalogue
Number
(Japan)
Oricon[5] Notes
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
2004 Street Breeze FLHO-101[6]

Mini-album
Track listing:

  1. Let's Try
  2. Lonely Saturday Night
  3. Crazy Love
  4. Dancin' in the Street
  5. Futari
  6. Let's Try (original karaoke)
2005 Oneness PCCA-02251

Track listing:

  1. Top of the Summer
  2. No More Cry (Smile Power Mix)
  3. My favorite island (message)
  4. Kaze no Melody (風のメロディー Melody of the Wind)
  5. Million Night
  6. Born singer×2 (message)
  7. Kibō Clap (希望クラップ Clap for Hope)
  8. Kōsotori (コウノトリ Stork)
  9. Life is music (message)
  10. Believer
  11. Another Day
  12. Harmony
  13. We are ready! (message)
  14. Let's Try (street band version)
2006 2gether PCCA-02551 39 3

Track listing:

  1. Shall We Nori Nori? (SHALL WE ノリノリ? Shall We Get Wild?)
  2. Dance Around
  3. Hibiscus (ハイビスカス Haibisukasu)
  4. Missing You
  5. Donna ni (どんなに How)
  6. Ore Tomo (オレトモ With Me)
  7. Survivor (サヴァイバー Savaibaa) (Beat Patrol Mix)
  8. Bacchanale Time (バッカナル TIME Bakkanaru Taimu)
  9. Anata e ~ A Song for You (あなたへ ~ A SONG FOR YOU To You ~ A Song for You)
  10. Hopeful Days
  11. Always
2007 Mitsu Yoko Ichi Mura
(三横一村 Three Sides, One Village)
PCCA-02951[7] 108 2

Track listing:

  1. Ohanami Shite~na (お花見して~な I wanna do Hanami...)
  2. 3rd Time's Luck
  3. Hajimaru (はじまる Start)
  4. Forever Friends (album mix)
  5. Ganbare (願晴れ Wish for Sun)
  6. Hadaka no Ōsama (裸の王様 The Naked King)
  7. No Work, No Holiday
  8. Last Scene (ラストシーン Rasuto Shiin) (album mix)
  9. Brand New World
  10. Stay with me (acoustic live recording)
  11. Hopeful Days (acoustic live recording)
2009 Daisy PCCA-03351[8] 296 1

Track listing:

  1. Daisy
  2. The life is dramatic
  3. Road (ロード)
  4. Manon (マノン)
  5. and i love you
  6. Hitori ja nai (ひとりじゃない)
  7. Love
  8. Another sky
  9. Play on!
  10. Travelers Of Life
  11. Fight (ファイト)
  12. Kiseki wa deai mata sore he (奇跡は出会いまたそれへ)
  13. LOVE SONG
  14. Tokyo (東京)
2010 Star PCCA-03651[9] 271 1

Track listing:

  1. GOLDEN TIME
  2. BEAT
  3. Lady Don't Cry
  4. Step & Go
  5. Hitorikiri no Christmas (ひとりきりのクリスマス)
  6. Midnight Train
  7. Akogare (あこがれ)
  8. fall in love
  9. Perfect World (FUJIMINO MIX)
  10. Tabidachi no Kaze (旅立ちの風)
  11. Familia (ファミリア)
  12. STAR
2008 Best of D-51 PCCA-03251[10] 50 3

Compilation album Track listing:

  1. Top of Summer
  2. Dreamin' on
  3. No More Cry
  4. Hibiscus (ハイビスカス Haibisukasu)
  5. Always
  6. Brand New World
  7. Hajimaru (はじまる Start)
  8. Forever Friends
  9. Stand Up !
  10. Sepia (セピア)
  11. Great Man (Yasu solo)
  12. Sayonara to Namida (さよならと涙 Goodbye and Tears) (Yu solo)
  13. Lonely Saturday Night
  14. Hikō Shōnen-ki (飛行少年紀 Flying Youth)
  15. Life
2011 Yet The Earth Does Move FLHO-106[4]    

Mini-album

References[edit]

  1. ^ "D-51 - ディスコグラフィー". d-51.jp. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ D-51のシングル売上ランキング [D-51 Single Rankings]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved April 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/335419/rank/single/p/2/
  4. ^ a b "D-51 - ディスコグラフィー". d-51.jp. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  5. ^ D-51のアルバム売上ランキング [D-51 Album Rankings]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved April 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ "STREET BREEZE". ORICON STYLE. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  7. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/335419/products/695587/1/
  8. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/335419/products/801014/1/
  9. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/335419/products/890462/1/
  10. ^ http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/335419/products/746615/1/
  • "'Brand New World'". (November 2006) Newtype USA. p. 118.

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