Galileo Galilei (band)

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Galileo Galilei
Origin Japan
Genres Indie pop, electropop, indie rock, alternative rock
Years active 2007–present
Labels SME Records
Associated acts Folks
Website galileogalilei.jp
Members Yūki Ozaki
Hitoshi Sako
Kazuki Ozaki
Past members Sohei Funaya
Fumito Iwai
Kazumasa Noguchi

Galileo Galilei (ガリレオガリレイ?) is a Japanese rock band from Hokkaido, Japan signed to SME Records. In 2012, members Fumito Iwai and Noguchi Kazumasa left Galileo Galilei, and later formed the group Folks in 2013.[1][2]

Members[edit]

Current lineup[edit]

  • Yuuki Ozaki (尾崎雄貴 Ozaki Yūki?) - vocals, guitar (2007-present)
  • Hitoshi Sako (佐孝仁司 Sako Hitoshi?) - bass (2007-present)
  • Kazuki Ozaki (尾崎和樹 Ozaki Kazuki?) - drums, backing vocals (2007-present)

Past members[edit]

  • Sohei Funaya (船谷創平 Funaya Sohei?) - guitar (2007-2009)
  • Fumito Iwai (岩井郁人 Iwai Fumito?) - guitar, backing vocals (2009-2012)
  • Noguchi Kazumasa (野口一雅 Kazumasa Noguchi?) - keyboards (2011-2012)

Discography[edit]

Indie releases[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1tas2 (2008)

EPs[edit]

  • HELLO GOODBYE (2008)

Major Releases[edit]

Albums[edit]

Number Date Single Oricon
Weekly
Billboard
Japan
1st February 16, 2011 Parade (パレード Parēdo?) 5 4
2nd January 25, 2012 Portal 10 10
3rd October 9, 2013 Alarms 15 16

EPs[edit]

Number Date Single Oricon
Weekly
Billboard
Japan
1st January 21, 2009 Ame Nochi Galileo (雨のちガリレオ Galileo Rain?) 38 33
2nd February 24, 2010 Hamanasu no Hana (ハマナスの花 Sweetbrier Flowers?) 14 14
3rd October 31, 2012 Baby, It's Cold Outside 18 16

Singles[edit]

Number Date Single Oricon
Weekly
Japan Hot
100
Album
1st June 9, 2010 Natsuzora (夏空 Summer Sky?) 14 9 Parade
2nd September 7, 2010 Yotsuba Sagashi no Tabibito (四ツ葉さがしの旅人 The Quatrefoil of the Wanderer?) 20 19
3rd January 19, 2011 Boku Kara Kimi E (僕から君へ From Me to You?) 15 13
4th June 15, 2011 Aoi Shiori (青い栞 Blue Bookmark?) 9 20 Portal
5th September 7, 2011 Sayonara Frontier (さよならフロンティア Sayonara Furontia?, Goodbye Frontier) 25 53
6th December 7, 2011 Asu E (明日へ To Tomorrow?) 17 23
7th August 21, 2013 Circle Game (サークルゲーム Sākurugēmu?) 18 19 Alarms

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Japan Hot
100
Album
Hamanasu no Hana (ハマナスの花 Sweetbrier Flowers?) 6 Hamanasu no Hana

References[edit]

  1. ^ Masaru Sekiguchi (September 14, 2012). "Galileo Galileiからギター・岩井郁人とキーボード・野口一雅が脱退" [Galileo Galilei's guitarist Fumito Iwai and keyboardist Kazumasa Noguchi leave] (in Japanese). RBB Today. Archived from the original on October 17, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ Chie Saito (December 13, 2013). "恵庭のバンド「フォークス」、2月メジャーデビュー ガリレオ・ガリレイ元メンバー・岩井さんら、今年1月に結成" [Eniwa band 'Folks' major debut in February. Galileo Galilei former member Iwai and band members formed in January this year.] (in Japanese). Hokkaido Shimbun Press. Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 

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