Does (band)

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Does
Origin Fukuoka, Japan
Genres Alternative rock, garage rock, Hard rock
Years active 2000 (2000)–present
Labels Ki/oon Records
Website www.does-net.com
Members Wataru Ujihara
Yasushi Akatsuka
Kēsaku Morita

DOES (ドーズ Dōzu?) is a three-piece Japanese rock band. DOES was formed in 2000 in the Fukuoka prefecture, where they continued to write songs and perform gigs until 2005. In 2005, some members left and the group went on hiatus. Releasing singles since 2004, DOES signed with Ki/oon Records in 2006. In 2008, their 6th single “Donten” reached 3rd on the Oricon weekly music ranking charts.

On April 21, 2010, the band released their single "Bakuchi Dancer." The single sold around 33,000 copies in its initial week and debuted at number 3 on the Oricon weekly charts.[1] The single ended up to be the 30th best selling single for the first half of 2010 and the 74th best single of the entire year.

On November 14, 2012, the band released the single "Yumemiru Sekai" which is also the third opening for Space Brothers

Their new song "Guren" will be used as the 15th opening to the anime Naruto Shippuuden.

Members[edit]

  • Wataru Ujihara (氏原 ワタル Ujihara Wataru?) - Lead vocal, Guitar
  • Yasushi Akatsuka (赤塚 ヤスシ Akatsuka Yasushi?) - Bass Guitar, Vocals
  • Keisaku Morita (森田 ケーサク Morita Kēsaku?) - Drums, Vocals

Discography[edit]

Independent Releases[edit]

  1. "DOES" (March 5, 2004)
  2. "outside" (February 20, 2005)
  3. "fish for you" (June 9, 2005)
  4. "Fish For You No. 2" (March 8, 2006)

Singles[edit]

  1. "Ashita wa Kuru no ka" (明日は来るのか?, "Will Tomorrow Come") (September 6, 2006)
  2. "Akai Sunday" (赤いサンデー Akai Sandē?, "Red Sunday") (November 1, 2006)
  3. "Sangatsu" (三月?, "March") (March 21, 2007)
  4. "Shura" (修羅?, "Carnage") (May 16, 2007)
    • 5th ending for anime series Gintama
  5. "Subterranean Baby Blues" (サブタレニアン・ベイビー・ブルース Sabutarenian Beibī Burūsu?) (October 31, 2007)
  6. "Donten" (曇天?, "Cloudy Weather") (June 18, 2008)
    • 5th opening for anime series Gintama
  7. "Hi wa Mata Noboru" (陽はまた昇る?, "Sun Will Rise Again") (October 22, 2008)
  8. "Sekai no Hate/Torch Lighter" (世界の果て / トーチ・ライター Sekai no Hate / Tōchi Raitā?, "The Edge of the World / Torch Lighter") (April 8, 2009)
  9. "Bakuchi Dancer / Bokutachi no Kisetsu" (バクチ・ダンサー / 僕たちの季節 Bakuchi Dansā / Bokutachi no Kisetsu?, "Fullspeed Dancer / Bokura no Kisetsu") (April 21, 2010)
  10. "Jack Knife" (ジャック・ナイフ Jakku Naifu?) (October 20, 2010)
  11. "Ima o Ikiru" (今を生きる?, "Now I Live") (March 14, 2012)
  12. "Yumemiru Sekai" (夢見る世界?, "The World Seen in Dreams") (November 14, 2012)
  13. Guren (July 2, 2014)

Albums[edit]

  1. NEWOLD (November 8, 2006)
  2. SUBTERRANEAN ROMANCE (November 18, 2007)
  3. The World's Edge (April 29, 2009)
  4. Modern Age (December 15, 2010)
  5. KATHARSIVILIZATION (May 9, 2012)
  6. Other side of Does (September 25,2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Japanese) "DOESの映画「銀魂」主題歌が週間3位". Oricon. 2010-04-27. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 

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