Aya Matsuura

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Aya Matsuura (松浦亜弥?)
Background information
Birth name Aya Matsuura (松浦亜弥?)
Also known as Ayaya
Born June 25, 1986 (1986-06-25) (age 27)
Origin Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture
Genres J-pop
Occupations Singer, actress
Years active 2001–Present
Labels Zetima
Website Hello! Project.com

Aya Matsuura (松浦亜弥 Matsuura Aya, born June 25, 1986) is a female Japanese singer, an idol, an actress, and a TV performer. She is a member of Hello! Project of UP-FRONT AGENCY Co. Her nickname is "Ayaya".[1]

She was born and raised in Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture. In 2000, she passed an audition (Morning Musume and Michiyo Heike Jr. Audition), and debuted as an actress in a short TV play. In 2001, she debuted as a solo singer. She did not joined in Morning Musume, but became one of the most famous members of Hello! Project.

Discography[change | edit source]

Original albums[change | edit source]

  • First KISS (2002-1-1)
  • T.W.O (2003-1-29)
  • ×3 (2004-1-1)
  • Double Rainbow (2007-10-10)

Best albums[change | edit source]

  • Matsuura Aya Best1 (2005-3-24)
  • Naked Songs (2006-11-29)

Singles[change | edit source]

  • "Dokki Doki! Love Mail" (ドッキドキ! Loveメール) (2001-4-11)
  • "Tropical Koishiteru" (トロピカ~ル恋して~る) (2001-6-13)
  • "Love Namidairo" (Love涙色) (2001-9-5)
  • "100Kai no Kiss" (100回のKiss) (2001-11-28)
  • "Momoiro Kataomoi" (♥ 桃色片思い ♥) (2002-2-6)
  • "Yeah! Meccha Holiday" (Yeah! めっちゃホリディ) (2002-5-29)
  • "The Bigaku" (The 美学) (2002-9-19)
  • "Sōgen no Hito" (草原の人) (2002-12-11)
  • "Ne~e?" (ね~え?) (2003-3-12)
  • "Good Bye Natsuo" (Good Bye 夏男) (2003-6-4)
  • "The Last Night" (2003-9-26)
  • "Kiseki no Kaori Dance" (奇跡の香りダンス) (2004-1-28)
  • "Hyacinth" (風信子 (ヒヤシンス)) (2004-3-10)
  • "Your Song ~Seishun Sensei~" (Your Song ~青春宣誓~) (2004-7-14)
  • "Watarasebashi" (渡良瀬橋) (2004-10-20)
  • "Tensai! Let's Go Ayayamu" (天才! Let's Go あややム)

Theme song of "Hamtaro the Movie 4" (2004-11-26)

  • "Zutto Suki de Ii desu ka" (ずっと 好きでいいですか) (2005-2-23)
  • "Ki ga Tsukeba Anata" (気がつけば あなた) (2005-9-21)
  • "Suna wo Kamu you ni... Namida" (砂を噛むように・・・Namida) (2006-2-1)
  • "Egao" (笑顔) (2007-8-29)

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Aya Matsuura". The Internet Movie Database. IMDb.com, Inc.. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1564255/. Retrieved 2009-01-27.