Kobukuro

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kobukuro
コブクロ
OriginOsaka, Japan
GenresFolk rock, pop
Years active1998 (1998)–present
LabelsMinosuke Records
(1999—2000)
Warner Music Japan
(2001—current)
Associated actsAyaka
Websitewww.kobukuro.com
Members
Kentarō Kobuchi
Shunsuke Kuroda

Kobukuro is a Japanese male pop band.

History[change | change source]

The name[change | change source]

The name is a mix of the two members' family names, Kentaro Kobuchi and Shunsuke Kuroda.

Origins[change | change source]

In 1998, the two met each other in Sakai and formed Kobukuro.

Albums[change | change source]

Kobukuro received moderately successful ratings for their first three indie albums - Saturday 8:PM (July 1999), Root of My Mind (March 2001), and 'ANSWER' (December 2000). Kobukuro signed with Warner Music Japan in 2001, and made their debut with the hit single, Yell which reached #4 on the Oricon Charts. Their newest album is called 5296 (December 2007).

Kobukuro's new single is “STAY”.