Paris Match (band)

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Paris Match
Origin Japan
Genres Shibuya-kei, jazz, soul
Years active 1998 - present
Labels JVC Entertainment (2000-2007)
Amuse Soft Entertainment (2008-present)
Website Official website
Members Mari Mizuno
Yosuke Sugiyama
Tai Furusawa

Paris Match (パリス・マッチ?, Parisu Matchi) is a Japanese musical group formed in 1998 by composer/arranger Yosuke Sugiyama and lyricist Tai Furusawa with vocalist Mari Mizuno. They debuted in 2000 with the album volume one. The group's name is an homage to the British musical group The Style Council, whose album Café Bleu features a song titled "The Paris Match".[1]

Paris Match's music is a fusion of diverse musical genres including bossa nova, jazz, acid-jazz, soul, blue-eyed soul, AOR, and house.




  • "Happy-go-round" (November 22, 2000)
  • "Desert Moon" (April 4, 2001)
  • "Kiss" (July 18, 2001)
  • "Deep Inside" (November 21, 2001)
  • "Saturday" (June 5, 2002)
  • "Summer Breeze" (July 23, 2003)
  • "Taiyō no kiss" (太陽の接吻) (November 5, 2003)
  • "Koi no kizashi" (恋の兆し) (March 24, 2005)
  • "Voice" (November 23, 2005)


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