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 2002–2010
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 Yūka "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, which reached #8 in the Oricon charts.[1] On October 21, 2009, Saegusa stated that the band would disband in January 2010.[2] During their career they released 24 singles, 4 studio albums, 1 mini album and 2 best albums.[3]

Members[edit]

  • Yūka "U-ka" Saegusa[4] (三枝 夕夏 Saegusa Yūka?)vocals
  • Yūichirou Iwai[4] (岩井 勇一郎 Iwai Yūichirō?)guitar
  • Taku Oyabu[4] (大藪 拓 Ōyabu Taku?)bass
  • Keisuke Kurumatani[4] (車谷 啓介 Kurumatani Keisuke?)drums

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

No. Release Day Title Peak
1st 2002/06/12 Whenever I think of you 41 [5]
2nd 2002/08/28 It's For You 20
3rd 2002/11/6 Tears Go By 21
4th 2003/06/18 CHU☆TRUE LOVE 20
5th 2003/08/20 I can't see, I can't feel 36
6th 2003/10/29 Kimi to Yakusoku Shita Yasashii Ano Basho made 8
7th 2004/03/3 Nemuru Kimi no Yokogao ni Hohoemi wo 12
8th 2004/08/11 Hekonda Kimochi, Tokasu Kimi 14
9th 2004/09/15 Egao de Iyou yo 12
10th 2004/10/13 Itsumo Kokoro ni Taiyou wo 16
11th 2005/02/16 Tobitatenai Watashi ni Anata ga Tsubasa wo Kureta 24
12th 2005/06/15 June Bride ~Anata Shika Mienai~ 12
13th 2005/11/16 Kimi no Ai ni Tsutsumarete Itai 20
14th 2006/02/15 Ai no Wana 36
15th 2006/05/24 Fall in Love 32
16th 2006/07/12 Everybody Jump 40
17th 2006/09/20 Taiyou 13
18th 2007/01/31 Kumo ni Notte 12
19th 2007/10/31 Ashita wa Ashita no Kaze no Naka......Yume no Naka 37
20th 2008/02/27 Yukidoke no Ano Kawa no Nagare no You Ni 19
21st 2008/10/10 Daremo ga Kitto Dareka no Santa Claus 39
22nd 2009/02/25 Mou Kimi wo Hitori ni Sasenai 59
23rd 2009/06/3 Itsumo Sugao no Watashi de Itai 42
24th 2009/08/25 Natsu no Owari ni Anata e no Tegami Kaki Tometeimasu 71

Studio albums[edit]

No. Release Day Title Peak
1st 2003/11/19 U-ka saegusa IN db 1st ~Kimi to Yakusoku Shita Yasashii Ano Basho made~ 19 [6]
2nd 2004/11/17 U-ka saegusa IN db II 23
3rd 2006/09/20 U-ka saegusa IN db III 19
4th 2009/11/25 U-ka saegusa IN db IV ~Crystal na Kisetsu ni Miserarete~ 33

Mini albums[edit]

No. Release Day Title Peak
1st 2003/02/5 Secret & Lies 20

Best albums[edit]

No. Release Day Title Peak
1st 2007/06/6 U-ka saegusa IN d-best: Smile & Tears 5
2nd 2010/01/13 U-ka saegusa IN db Final Best 30

DVDs[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • "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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