Jurian Beat Crisis

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Jurian Beat Crisis
Birth name 川上 ジュリア (Kawakami Juria)
Also known as Jurian Beat Crisis, Juribe
Born (1993-12-13) December 13, 1993 (age 20)
Origin Hokkaidō, Japan
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer
Years active 2009–present
Labels Avex Trax
Associated acts Lindberg
Website avexnet.or.jp/juribe

Juria Kawakami (川上 ジュリア Kawakami Juria?) (born December 13, 1993) is a Japanese singer that debuted under the Avex Trax label in 2009. She is known by her stage name of Jurian Beat Crisis (stylized as JURIAN BEAT CRISIS and often shortened to JURIBE). Her stage name Jurian Beat Crisis is officially regarded as a band.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Juria Kawakami was born and raised in Hokkaidō, Japan.[1] At an early age, she was extremely shy. Worried about this, her mother urged her to take singing and dancing lessons.[1] Soon she became very interested in singing, and her shyness was "cured."[1]

Musical career[edit]

In 2006, Juria Kawakami competed for the second time in A-Motion, a talent contest run by Avex Trax, and was selected the Grand Prix winner out of over ten thousand other contestants.[2][unreliable source?] This gave her the opportunity to receive vocal and dance training and debut under the Avex Trax label.[2] She had previously participated in A-Motion 2005, but did not win.[3] Kawakami officially debuted as Jurian Beat Crisis at A-Nation 2009, a yearly summer concert where various popular artists signed under Avex Trax perform, and sang her debut single "Go! Let's Go!"[2]

Prior to her debut, Kawakami planned on releasing one digital single per month for twelve months, with a plan to release a debut physical album after the twelve singles.[2][4] In 2009, she released "Go! Let's Go!," "Hurricane Love," "Lonely Flight," and "Aitai yo... Love You" in September, October, November, and December respectively. For 2010, she released "Flying Rabbit" on January 27, "Sakura Mau" on February 17, "Mō Ichido..." on March 17, "Brightest Way" on April 7, "Sōda-mi no Kiss" on May 19, "Namida no Naka Kimi o Mitsuke Ta" on June 16, and "Hāto no bakudan" on July 7.[5] She will release her twelfth single "Ima Sugu Kiss Me" on August 11.[5] Her debut physical album, self-titled Jurian Beat Crisis, is expected to be released on September 1, 2010.[6]

Musical style[edit]

A 25 second sample of Jurian Beat Crisis's debut single "Go Let's Go!"

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The songs of Jurian Beat Crisis usually appeals to a junior high and high school audience.[4] All songs are produced by Maki Watase and Tatsuya Hirakawa, both members of the Japanese band Lindberg.[2]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Information
2010 Jurian Beat Crisis
  • Release date: September 1, 2010
  • Format: CD, CD+DVD
  • Label: Avex Trax

Singles[edit]

Year Title Release date Album
2011 "Zutto Koko Kara" (ずっとここから Far From Here?) August 10 '

Digital singles[edit]

Year Title Release date Album
2009 "Go! Let's Go!" September 2 Jurian Beat Crisis
"Hurricane Love" (ハリケーン☆ラブ Harikēn Rabu?) October 21
"Lonely Flight" November 11
"Aitai yo... Love You" (逢いたいよ... love you I Miss You...Love You?) December 9
2010 "Flying Rabbit" (フライング・ラビット Furaingu Rabitto?) January 27
"Sakura Mau" (サクラ舞う Dancing Cherry Blossoms?) February 17
"Mō Ichido..." (もう一度... Once Again?) March 17
"Brightest Way" April 7
"Soda-mi no Kiss" (ソーダ味のKiss Soda-flavored Kiss?) May 19
"Namida no Naka Kimi o Mitsuketa" (ナミダの中キミをみつけた I Found You in Tears?) June 16
"Heart no Bakudan" (ハートの爆弾 Heart Bomb?) July 7
"Ima Sugu Kiss Me" (今すぐKiss Me Kiss Me Right Now?) August 11
2011 "Kimi to Ita Akashi" (キミといた証 Proof You Were Here?) March 16

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