Speed (band)

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SPEED is a Japanese music group. The group is made up of four female singers. They are from Okinawa, Japan. The members are Hiroko Shimabukuro, Eriko Imai, Takako Uehara and Hitoe Arakaki. Hiroko and Eriko are lead vocal singers.

When they debuted, Hiroko was 12 years old. They made their debut single “Body & Soul” in 1996. They have many songs which sold million records.

They broke up in March 31, 2000. From 2000 to 2008, they have broken up and came back together several times. They made their latest come back in 2008.

Members[change | change source]

  • Hiroko Shimabukuro (島袋寛子 born April 7, 1984)
  • Eriko Imai (今井絵理子 born September 22, 1983)
  • Takako Uehara (上原多香子 born January 14, 1983)
  • Hitoe Arakaki (新垣仁絵 born April 7, 1981)

Discography[change | change source]

Singles[change | change source]

  • Body & soul (1996)
  • STEADY (1996)
  • Go! Go! Heaven (1997)
  • Wake Me Up! (1997)
  • White Love (1997)
  • my graduation (1998)
  • ALIVE (1998)
  • ALL MY TRUE LOVE (1998)
  • Precious Time (1999)
  • Breakin’ out to the morning (1999)
  • Long Way Home (1999)
  • One More Dream (2001)
  • Be My Love (2003)
  • Walking in the rain/Stars to shine again (2003)
  • あしたの空 (2008)
  • S.P.D (2009)

Albums[change | change source]

  • Starting Over (1997)
  • RISE (1998)
  • MOMENT (1998)
  • Carry On my way (1999)
  • SPEED THE MAMORIAL BEST 1335days Dear * Friends 1 (2000)
  • SPEED THE MAMORIAL BEST 1335days Dear * Friends 2 (2000)
  • BRIDGE (2003)

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