Keiko Yamada

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Keiko Komuro
小室桂子
Birth name 山田 桂子 (Yamada Keiko?)
Also known as KCO
Born (1972-08-18) August 18, 1972 (age 41)
Usuki, Ōita, Japan
Genres Pop, trance
Years active 1995–present
Labels avex globe (as Keiko, 2003-2008 and KCO, 2010-Present)
Universal Sigma (as KCO, 2008-2010)
Associated acts globe
Ayumi Hamasaki
Website Official Website

Keiko Komuro (小室 桂子 Komuro Keiko?, née Yamada (山田) born August 18, 1972) is the lead vocalist of the pop group Globe. Since 2001 she has had a solo career, starting with the single "A Song Is Born" in collaboration with Ayumi Hamasaki. In late 2003, she released her first solo EP called KCO. Keiko, under the name KCO, released her first solo album O-Crazy Luv on Universal in 2008. The album contains a total of 11 tracks, including her first single under the new name, "Haru no Yuki" (Spring Snow).

She was born in Usuki, Japan. Since November 2002 she is married to fellow Globe member Tetsuya Komuro.

On 24 October 2011, Keiko was hospitalised and diagnosed with a subarachnoid haemorrhage.[1] She subsequently underwent a five-hour surgery to repair the condition. As of December of 2011, she is currently in rehabilitation therapy, but the prognosis seems to be good. [2]

Discography[edit]

as Keiko[edit]

  • "On the Way to You"(2000) (#5 in Japan)
  • "A Song Is Born" (with Ayumi Hamasaki, 2001) (#1 in Japan)
  • "Be True" (with Cyber X) (2003) (#18 in Japan)
  • KCO (2003) (#8 in Japan)

as KCO[edit]

  • "Haru no Yuki" (春の雪, March 12, 2008)
  • O-Crazy Luv (April 30, 2008)
  • "Mystic Fawn"

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Komuro, Tetsuya; avex management (24 October 2011). "globe・KEIKO 一部報道につきまして" (HTML). News - globe Official Website. avex marketing Inc. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.tokyohive.com/2011/12/globes-keiko-gets-discharged-from-hospital-starts-rehabilitation/

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