Ryohei Yamamoto

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Birth name Ryohei Yamamoto
Born (1974-12-30) 30 December 1974 (age 42)
Kyoto, Japan
Origin Japan
Genres R&B/pop
Years active 2003 - present
Website http://www.ryoheiyamamoto.com/

Ryohei Yamamoto (山本 領平?, Yamamoto Ryōhei), born December 30, 1974 in Kyoto[1]) is a Japanese R&B singer, also known as just Ryohei. He debuted as "山本領平" (written in kanji) under Warner Music Japan on 2003 with single "Almost There". Prior to that, on November 2002, he was featured on a track "Why Not?" by Fantastic Plastic Machine. In 2006 he shortened his name to just "Ryohei" (written in Roman letters) and transferred to the label Rhythm Zone.[2] He is known for his collaborations with m-flo,[1] being featured on tracks such as "Miss You" and "Summer Time Love".

Ryohei is one of the most popular artists on iTunes Japan with his latest single 'So Fly' reaching #1.



Album Title: Take Over
Release Date: September 23, 2004
Label: Warner Music Japan

  1. Intro
  2. Take Over
  3. Speedway
  4. Set Free
  5. この空に
  6. Can't You See?
  7. Game We Played
  8. Almost There
  9. Rainy Days
  10. Fantasy
  11. Why Not, Darling?
  12. Purify
  13. Moon Sexy
  14. Believe Me
  15. Let It Flow
  16. Outro

Album Title: ReListen
Release Date: February 7, 2007
Features: M-Flo, Lisa
Label: Rhythm Zone

  1. Intro
  2. Onelove (feat. Verbal (M-Flo))
  3. ReListen (feat. Lisa)
  4. あなたの手 
  5. World 
  6. Like This 
  7. Upside Down 
  8. you said... 
  9. Just Want 
  10. the LIGHT 
  11. In My Arms 
  12. Gift 
  13. Outro

Bonus Tracks

  1. After The Love Has Gone
  2. A Night To Remember
  3. Sincere


1st Single: Onelove Release Date: March 8, 2006
Features: M-Flo

  1. onelove
  2. Just Want
  3. onelove [instrumental]
  4. Just Want [instrumental]

2nd Single: the LIGHT
Release Date: July 26, 2006

  1. the LIGHT
  2. Like This
  3. the LIGHT [instrumental]
  4. Like This [instrumental]

3rd Single: you said...
Release Date: November 1, 2006

  1. you said...
  2. One Sugar Dream -Ryohei version-
  3. Special acoustic live medley at JZ Brat on 16 October 2006
  4. you said...[instrumental]


  1. ^ a b Ongakushuppansha, CDJournal.com(Japanese)
  2. ^ Artimage, official biography (English)

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