yuri (Japanese singer)

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yuri
yuri In Anime Festival Asia 2012 Singapore
Background information
Birth name Yuri Masuda (益田 祐里 Masuda Yuri?)
Born (1977-02-22) February 22, 1977 (age 37)
Origin Kumamoto, Japan
Genres Rap rock, Eurobeat, R&B
Occupation(s) Vocalist, Performance Artist
Years active 1997-2013
Labels Avex Tune
Website www.electropica.com

Yuri Masuda (益田 祐里 Masuda Yuri?, born February 22, 1977), also known as yuri, is a Japanese singer who is the vocalist of the Japanese band m.o.v.e. She's credited as a solo artist for the Eurobeat song PARADISE, a song released before she joined m.o.v.e.[1]

Together with producer t-kimura (Takashi Kimura) and motsu (Mototaka Segawa ), the trio formed the band m.o.v.e in 1997. The trio are best known for the opening and closing themes of anime Initial D.[2]

On 2009 11 November, yuri made official announcement of her marriage and pregnancy on m.o.v.e's official website.[3][4][5]

yuri gave birth to a girl in March 2010.[6][7]

yuri is the voice-sampler of Vocaloid, Lily, which was released in 25 August 2010. yuri's name literally means lily in Japanese.[8]

Discography[edit]

CD singles[edit]

  1. "Rock It Down" (October 1, 1997)
  2. "Around the World" (January 7, 1998)
  3. "Over Drive" (March 18, 1998)
  4. "Rage Your Dream" (May 13, 1998)
  5. "Break in2 the Nite" (November 11, 1998)
  6. "Platinum" (June 30, 1999)
  7. "Blazin' Beat" (October 27, 1999)
  8. "Words of the Mind (Brandnew Journey)" (January 19, 2000)
  9. "Sweet Vibration" (July 19, 2000)
  10. '"Gamble Rumble" (January 11, 2001)
  11. "Super Sonic Dance" (June 13, 2001)
  12. "Fly Me So High" (August 8, 2001)
  13. "Come Together" (December 19, 2001)
  14. "Romancing Train" (February 6, 2002)
  15. "Future Breeze" (June 26, 2002)
  16. "¡Wake Your Love!" (November 20, 2002)
  17. "Burning Dance (And Other Japanimation Songs)" (June 25, 2003)
  18. "Painless Pain" (September 3, 2003)
  19. "Blast My Desire" (January 7, 2004)
  20. "Dogfight" (May 26, 2004)
  21. "Ghetto Blaster" (August 4, 2004)
  22. "How to See You Again/Noizy Tribe" (January 13, 2005)
  23. "Freaky Plant" (September 28, 2005)
  24. "Disco Time" (October 26, 2005)
  25. "Raimei (Out of Kontrol)" (雷鳴 ~out of kontrol~?) (November 23, 2005)
  26. "Angel Eyes" (December 14, 2005)
  27. "Systematic Fantasy/Good Day Good Time" (June 20, 2007)
  28. "Speed Master" with 8-Ball (August 22, 2007)
  29. "Dive into Stream" (July 2, 2008)
  30. "Fate Seeker" (January 13, 2010)
  31. "Overtakers" feat. Ryuichi Kawamura x Sugizo (May 11, 2011)

Albums[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

  1. Electrock (June 24, 1998)
  2. Worlds of the Mind (January 19, 2000)
  3. Operation Overload 7 (February 15, 2001)
  4. Synergy (February 27, 2002)
  5. Decadance (September 10, 2003)
  6. Deep Calm (January 28, 2004)
  7. Boulder (January 26, 2005)
  8. Grid (January 25, 2006)
  9. Humanizer (January 21, 2009)
  10. anim.o.v.e 01 (August 18, 2009)
  11. Dream Again (March 3, 2010)
  12. anim.o.v.e 02 (August 25, 2010)
  13. Overtakers Spirit (May 25, 2011)
  14. anim.o.v.e 03 (September 7, 2011)
  15. XII (March 7, 2012)

Remix albums[edit]

  1. Remixers Play Move (March 23, 2000)
  2. Super Eurobeat Presents Euro Movement (November 29, 2000)
  3. Hyper Techno Mix Revolution I (May 30, 2001)
  4. Hyper Techno Mix Revolution II(July 25, 2001)
  5. Hyper Techno Mix Revolution III (October 11, 2001)
  6. TropicanTrops (August 28, 2002)
  7. Fast Forward: Future Breakbeatnix (May 26, 2004)

Best albums[edit]

  • Move Super Tune: Best Selections (December 4, 2002)
  • Rewind: Singles Collection+ (March 24, 2004)
  • Move 10th Anniversary Mega Best (October 3, 2007)
  • m.o.v.e B-Side Best (February 8, 2012)
  • anim.o.v.e Best (February 22, 2012)
  • Best moves. 〜and move goes on〜 (February 27, 2013)

Live albums[edit]

  • Move 10 Years Anniversary Megalopolis Tour 2008 Live CD at Shibuya Club Quattro (March 19, 2008)

DVD audio[edit]

  • Move Super Tune: Best Selections (January 28, 2004)

DVD video[edit]

  • Overdose Pop Star (November 1, 2000)
  • 'Synergy Clips (March 13, 2002)
  • Future Breeze+Various Works (June 26, 2002)
  • ¡Wake Up Your! DVD (November 20, 2002)
  • Painless Pain DVD (September 3, 2003)
  • Blast My Desire (January 7, 2004)
  • Dogfight (May 26, 2004)
  • Move 10th Anniversary Giga Best (October 3, 2007)
  • Move 10 Years Anniversary Megalopolis Tour 2008 Live DVD at Shibuya Club Quattro' (March 19, 2008)
  • m.o.v.e The Last Show ~Champagne Fight~ (June 5, 2013)

VHS video[edit]

  • Electrize (October 7, 1998)
  • Electrizm (November 1, 2000)

Discography outside of m.o.v.e[edit]

  • Generation-A:近江知永、奥井雅美、栗林みな実、サイキックラバー、Cy-Rim rev.JAM Project、樹海、Suara、高橋直純、茅原実里、水樹奈々、m.o.v.e(yuri)、ALI PROJECT(宝野アリカ)
  • Shooting star:Cyber X feat.yuri
  • PARADISE:EUROBEAT FLASH Vol.12
  • Hello Beautiful: Vic Mignogna feat. yuri

References[edit]

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