Chika Yoshida

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Chika Yoshida
Native name
吉田知加
Born (1979-09-11) September 11, 1979 (age 39)
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2000–2002
Labels
Associated actsnapoleon dynamite
Makoto Miyoshi
Hirohito Furui
Masazumi Ozawa
Websitewww.giza.co.jp/chika/

Chika Yoshida (吉田 知加, Yoshida Chika, born 11 Septeber 1979) is a former Japanese pop singer and songwriter under the Giza Studio label.

Biography[edit]

Before debut on August 2000, Chika appeared as a guest of live session Undown Presents in Kyoto Jittoku.[1]

On September 2000 she debuted with single Koubutsu written and produced by Chika herself. It was released as CD and as a cassette tape. The single reached #70 on Oricon weekly chart with more than 2,500 copies sold.[2] Some fans called her Giza version of Shiina Ringo due to similar melody and voice styles.

Fourth single Aishini kite Hoshii/Gamusharana Ai was written by former member of Japanese band Pamelah (band), Masazumi Ozawa and Makoto Miyoshi from Rumania Montevideo.

Between April and June 2001 she was main DJ on radio program Liberal Flower which was broadcast at FM Kyoto.[3]

On May 2001 she released her first and only studio album Yoshida Chika: 12 no Hana.

On December her fifth single was included in Giza Studio's compilation album Giza Studio Masterpiece Blend 2001, the single was written by Hirohito Furui from Garnet Crow and Masataka Kitaura.

On March 2002 she released her final single Hanareba Nare ni.

On August 2002 through official website she announced a hiatus from all her music activities.[4]

Musical style[edit]

Influence[edit]

On her online website diary she took inspiration during music production from following artists: Fiona Apple, Thee Headcoats and Yura Yura Teikoku.[5]

Discography[edit]

During her career she released six singles and one studio album.[6]

Singles[edit]

No. Release Day Title Rank[7]
1st 20/9/2000 Koubusu (こうぶつ) 77
2nd 22/11/2000 Setsuna Kei (刹那系) -
3rd 24/1/2001 Sangai: Nokorimono (残骸 -のこりもの-) -
4th 24/1/2001 Aishi ni Kite Hoshii/Gamushara na Ai (愛シニ来テ欲シイ/がむしゃら な 愛) -
5th 12/9/2001 Tsuki ni Inori wo (月に祈りを) -
6th 12/3/2002 Hanareba Nareni (はなればなれに) -

Album[edit]

No. Release Day Title
1st 2003/10/22 Yoshida Chika: 12 no Hana (吉田知加〜12の花〜)

Magazine Interview[edit]

Authority[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "京都拾得「UNDOWN presents」". yoidoretenshi.com (in Japanese).
  2. ^ Koubutu (Chika Yoshida) Oricon Ranking|Oricon News
  3. ^ "Liberal Flower: Playlist". Chika Yoshida Official Website (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  4. ^ "吉田知加より皆様へのお知らせ". Official Website of Chika Yoshida (in Japanese).
  5. ^ "Yoshida Chika Nichijou Nikki". cddata-mag.com (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  6. ^ "Chika Yoshida Discography list". Yoshida Chika Official Website (in Japanese).
  7. ^ "Chika Yoshida single rankings". Oricon News.
  8. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2000 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
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  10. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2000 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
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  14. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2001 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
  15. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2001 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
  16. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2001 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
  17. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2002 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
  18. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2002 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
  19. ^ "Music Freak Magazine 2002 Releases". Official Website of Music Freak Magazine (in Japanese).
  20. ^ "Back Number 2001". Official Website of J Groove Magazine (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  21. ^ "Back Number 2001". Official Website of J Groove Magazine (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  22. ^ "Back Number 2001". Official Website of J Groove Magazine (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  23. ^ "Back Number 2001". Official Website of J Groove Magazine (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  24. ^ "Back Number 2001". Official Website of J Groove Magazine (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  25. ^ "Back Numbers (from Vol.4)". Official Website of JAM (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  26. ^ "Back Numbers (from Vol.6)". Official Website of JAM (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  27. ^ "Back Numbers (from Vol.9)". Official Website of JAM (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  28. ^ "Back Numbers (from Vol.10)". Official Website of JAM (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  29. ^ "Back Numbers (from Vol.14)". Official Website of JAM (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  30. ^ "Back Numbers (from Vol.20)". Official Website of JAM (WebArchived) (in Japanese).
  31. ^ "Yoshida Chika Profile". Musicbrainz (in Japanese).

External links[edit]

  • Official website: [1]
  • Official Musing page [2]