"melody. is a Japanese American born and raised in Hawaii. She moved to Japan when she was 19 years old to pursue her singing career. She has three younger sisters, one of whom (Christine, who goes by the name KURIS) is also involved with the music industry in Japan. melody became most popular in Japan when her song "Over the Rainbow" from The Wizard of Oz was used in a commercial for Mitsubishi Motors. She is also known for singing the hit single "Realize" which was the theme song for a Drama series called "Dragon Zakura", which debuted #6 on the Oricon charts. melody.'s single "Lovin' U" was used in a Raycious commercial in 2006. The single included the B-side "Our Journey", which was the theme song for the 2006 movie Gen Yu Den starring Rena Tanaka, who also co-wrote the lyrics to the song. melody. made an appearance in a Japanese Subaru Forester commercial in spring and summer 2007, in which her single, "Finding my Road," was used as a soundtrack. In April 2007, she started hosting the English-language Japanese music show, J-Melo on NHK World TV. Her single, "Love Story", written by her sister KURIS was used in a drama series "Kodoku No Kake - Itoshikihito Yo" in spring 2007.
melody. was casted as Yumi in Electronic Art's Need for Speed Carbon. Her song "Feel the Rush", written by her sister KURIS, was also used in the game.
melody. is also friends with another Hawaii-born japanese singer, Yuna Ito." -Courtesy of Wikipedia.
Even though wikipedia has a more extensive biography, wiki.ppn has more of the important musical stuff, like the discography. Check it out here:
She's done lots of collaboration with m-flo (whom I love) but that's what she's widely known for. Which is a shame because I think she has a really pretty voice!''
BoRn 2 Luv U
Miss You m-flo loves melody. feat ryohei (love him also) *Note: The original PV got deleted so you'll have to bear with stepmania video, but just listen to the song.
*Downloads Might Come Soon*
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