Galileo Galilei (band)

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Galileo Galilei
Origin Japan
Genres Indie rock, indie pop, electropop
Years active 2007–present
Labels SME Records
Associated acts Folks
Website galileogalilei.jp
Members Yuuki 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 - vocals, guitar (2007-present)
  • Hitoshi Sako (佐孝仁司 Sakō Hitoshi?) - bass, guitar (2007-present)
  • Kazuki Ozaki (尾崎和樹 Ozaki Kazuki?) - drums, percussion, backing vocals (2007-present)

Past members[edit]

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

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak positions Sales (JPN)[3][A]
JPN
[4]
1tas2
  • Released: January 2, 2008
  • Label: self-released
  • Formats: CD
Parade (パレード Parēdo?) 5 28,000
Portal
  • Released: January 25, 2012
  • Label: SME Records
  • Formats: CD, CD/DVD, digital download
10 20,000
Alarms
  • Released: October 9, 2013
  • Label: SME Records
  • Formats: CD, CD/DVD, digital download
15 6,000

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak positions Sales (JPN)[3]
JPN
[4]
Ame Nochi Galileo (雨のちガリレオ Ame Nochi Garireo?, "Rain, Followed by Galileo")
  • Released: January 21, 2009
  • Label: Senkō Label
  • Formats: CD, digital download
38 8,000
Hamanasu no Hana (ハマナスの花?, "Japanese Rose Flower")
  • Released: February 24, 2010
  • Label: SME Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
14 19,000
Baby, It's Cold Outside
  • Released: October 31, 2012
  • Label: SME Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
19 5,000
See More Glass
  • Released: October 1, 2014
  • Label: SME Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
23 5,000

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Sales (JPN)[3] Certifications Album
Oricon Singles Charts
[4]
Billboard Japan Hot 100
[5][B]
"Natsuzora" (夏空?, "Summer Sky") 2010 14 9 18,000 Parade
"Yotsuba Sagashi no Tabibito" (四ツ葉さがしの旅人?, "Four Leaf Searcher") 20 19 5,000
"Boku Kara Kimi e" (僕から君へ?, "From Me to You") 2011 15 13 8,000
"Aoi Shiori" (青い栞?, "Blue Bookmark") 9 20 28,000 Portal
"Sayonara Frontier" (さよならフロンティア Sayonara Furontia?, "Goodbye Frontier") 25 53 6,000
"Asu e" 17 23 10,000
"Circle Game" (サークルゲーム Sākurugēmu?) 2013 18 19 26,000 Alarms

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
Billboard Japan Hot 100
[5][B]
"Hamanasu no Hana" 2010 6 Hamanasu no Hana
"Lizzy" (リジー Rijī?) 2012 Baby, It's Cold Outside
"Pilot Girl" (パイロットガール Pairotto Gāru?) 2013 Alarms
"Hellogoodbye" 2014 Non-album single
"Mrs. Summer" See More Glass
"Banana Fish no Hamabe to Kuroi Niji" (バナナフィッシュの浜辺と黒い虹?, "Banana Fish Beach and a Black Rainbow")[15] (with Aimer)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sales provided by Oricon database and are rounded to the nearest thousand copies.
  2. ^ a b Sources for chart positions are as follows: "Hamanasu no Hana",[6] "Natsuzora",[7] "Yotsuba Sagashi no Tabibito",[8] "Boku kara Kimi e",[9] "Aoi Shiori",[10] "Sayonara Frontier",[11] "Asu e",[12] "Circle Game".[13]

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. 
  3. ^ a b c "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" [Oricon Ranking Information Service 'You Big Tree']. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved September 4, 2014. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ a b c Galileo Galileiのリリース一覧 [List of Galileo Galilei's Releases]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved August 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Hot 100|JAPAN Charts|Billboard JAPAN" (in Japanese). Billboard. 
  6. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). March 2, 2010. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). June 15, 2010. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). September 28, 2010. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). January 25, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). June 21, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). September 13, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). December 13, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). August 27, 2013. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  14. ^ レコード協会調べ 1月度有料音楽配信認定 [Record Association Investigation: January Digital Music Download Certifications] (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. February 28, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Galileo×Aimerコラボ曲、先行配信スタート" (in Japanese). Natalie. August 10, 2014. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 

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