U-ka Saegusa in dB

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The proper name for this band is U-ka saegusa IN db. It has been altered only to fit Wikipedia naming conventions
U-ka saegusa IN db
Origin Japan
Genres Pop
Years active 2002 (2002)-2010 (2010)
Labels Giza Studio
Website www.uka-saegusa.com
Past members U-ka Saegusa
Yuichirou Iwai
Taku Oyabu
Keisuke Kurumatani

U-ka saegusa IN db (三枝夕夏 IN db(イン デシベル) Saegusa Yūka in Deshiberu (in Decibel)?) was a Japanese pop band signed to Giza Studio, Formed in 2002 around lead vocalist Yuuka "U-ka" Saegusa, the band's first three singles were all featured in the anime Cheeky Angel. Its first hit single was "Kimi to Yakusoku Shita Yasashii Ano Basho Made", a theme song of the popular anime Detective Conan (Case Closed), which reached #8 in the Oricon charts.[1] On October 21, 2009, Saegusa stated that the band would disband in January 2010.[2]

Lineup[edit]

  • Yuuka "U-ka" Saegusa (三枝夕夏) – vocals
  • Yuichirou Iwai (岩井勇一郎) – guitar
  • Taku Oyabu (大藪拓) – bass
  • Keisuke Kurumatani (車谷啓介) – drums

Discography[edit]

Albums and EPs
  • Secret & Lies (February 5, 2003)
  • U-ka saegusa IN db 1st ~Kimi to Yakusoku Shita Yasashii Ano Basho made~
    (三枝夕夏 IN db 1st ~君と約束した優しいあの場所まで~, November 19, 2003)
  • U-ka saegusa IN db II (November 17, 2004)
  • U-ka saegusa IN db III (September 20, 2006)
  • U-ka saegusa IN d-best: Smile & Tears (June 6, 2007)
  • U-ka saegusa IN db 4 ~Crystal na Kisetsu ni Miserarete~ (U-ka saegusa IN db 4 ~クリスタルな季節に魅せられて~, November 25, 2009)
  • U-ka saegusa IN db Final Best (January 13, 2010)
Singles
  • "Whenever I think of you" (June 12, 2002)
  • "It's For You" (August 28, 2002)
  • "Tears Go By" (November 6, 2002)
  • "CHU☆TRUE LOVE" (June 18, 2003)
  • "I can't see, I can't feel" (August 20, 2003)
  • "Kimi to Yakusoku Shita Yasashii Ano Basho made" (君と約束した優しいあの場所まで, October 29, 2003)
  • "Nemuru Kimi no Yokogao ni Hohoemi wo" (眠る君の横顔に微笑みを, March 3, 2004)
  • "Hekonda Kimochi, Tokasu Kimi" (へこんだ気持ち 溶かすキミ, August 11, 2004)
  • "Egao de Iyou yo" (笑顔でいようよ, September 15, 2004)
  • "Itsumo Kokoro ni Taiyou wo" (いつも心に太陽を, October 13, 2004)
  • "Tobitatenai Watashi ni Anata ga Tsubasa wo Kureta" (飛び立てない私にあなたが翼をくれた, February 16, 2005)
  • "June Bride ~Anata Shika Mienai~" (ジューンブライド ~あなたしか見えない~, June 15, 2005)
  • "Kimi no Ai ni Tsutsumarete Itai" (君の愛に包まれて痛い, November 16, 2005)
  • "Ai no Wana" (愛のワナ, February 15, 2006)
  • "Fall in Love" (May 24, 2006)
  • "Everybody Jump" (July 12, 2006)
  • "Taiyou" (太陽, September 20, 2006)
  • "Kumo ni Notte" (雲に乗って, January 31, 2007)
  • "Ashita wa Ashita no Kaze no Naka......Yume no Naka"/"Atarashii Jibun he Kawaru Switch" (明日は明日の風の中......夢の中/新しい自分へ変わるスイッチ, October 31, 2007)
  • "Yukidoke no Ano Kawa no Nagare no You Ni" (雪どけのあの川の流れのように, February 27, 2008)
  • "Daremo ga Kitto Dareka no Santa Claus" (誰もがきっと誰かのサンタクロース, December 10, 2008)
  • "Mou Kimi wo Hitori ni Sasenai" (もう君をひとりにさせない, February 25, 2009)
  • "Itsumo Sugao no Watashi de Itai" (いつも素顔の私でいたい, June 3, 2009)
  • "Natsu no Owari ni Anata e no Tegami Kaki Tometeimasu" (夏の終りにあなたへの手紙書きとめています, August 25, 2009)
DVDs
  • Film Collection Vol.1 -Shocking Blue- (November 19, 2003)
  • One Live (February 16, 2005)
  • Film Collection Vol.2 (September 21, 2005)
  • Choco II to Live (November 1, 2006)
  • U-ka saegusa IN d-best ~Smile & Tears~ (February 27, 2007)
  • Film Collection Vol.3 (June 11, 2008)
  • U-ka saegusa IN db -Final Live Tour 2010- (April 21, 2010)
Collaborations
  • "The Hit Parade" (with Tak Matsumoto, November 26, 2003)
  • "100 Mono Tobira" (100もの扉, with Aiuchi Rina and Sparkling Point, June 14, 2006)
  • "Nanatsu no Umi wo Wataru Kaze no You Ni" (七つの海を渡る風のように, (with Aiuchi Rina, April 11, 2007)

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