|Genres||Alternative rock, noise rock,|
|Labels||Spice Records/Super Echo Label|
|Past members||Kazuhito Kitao|
ORANGE RANGE (オレンジレンジ, Orenji Renji) is a Japanese rock band from Okinawa signed to Sony Music. They are a group of 5, and they were all born in the mid-80s.
History[change | change source]
On March, 2001, the present members were composed of the classmates from the preschool and YOH’s younger brother, RYO. When they were indies, they did lots of their concerts on the street, and the audience was surely increased. On July 4, 2003, they debuted and became major by their 1st single, “Kirikirimai”. Their 2nd single, “Shanghai Honey” was appreciated by the mass media and became a hit. On February 25,2004, they released their 5th single, “Michishirube～a road home～” came in 1st place in the Japanese single charts for the first time in themselves, and since then, their singe continued to come in 1st place to their 13th single, “Champione”.
Members[change | change source]
Also, a member of other bands, including "Soy-sauce" and "Pechuniarokkusu". He writes more than half of all Orange Range songs.
Before joining the group Orange Range, he was a member of another band, "Ruse". He and Yoh are brothers.
He has not cut his hair since releasing the song "Hana".
He usually plays bass, but uses a guitar when he makes songs.
It is said that he has a screwdriver when he records music because it makes him relaxed, but sometimes its sound is also recorded and they have to record again.
Discography[change | change source]
Singles[change | change source]
|5th||Michishirube～A Road Home～|
ミチシルベ ～a road home～
|14th||UN ROCK STAR|
|20th||Oshare Banchou feat.Soy Sauce|
Albums[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "ORANGE RANGE - Music on FoxyTunes Planet". FoxyTunes. Retrieved 2008-03-12.
Other websites[change | change source]