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Luna Sea

Luna Sea is a legendary Japanese rock band that formed in 1986 by high school students J and Inoran. Just five yearslater,thegroup were noticed by visual kei godfather, hide, and the group signed to X Japan mastermind Yoshiki's ownlabel,ExtasyRecords, releasing their self-titled debut album in 1991.The group's time on Yoshiki's made the group gain evenmoreexposure,and, in 1992, the group signed to the major label, MCA Victor, and released their second album, "Image", thatyear.The albumbroke the Oricon top 10 at number 9, and, from this point on, the group were considered to be true visual keii ...read more

Luna Sea is a legendary Japanese rock band that formed in 1986 by high school students J and Inoran. Just five yearslater,thegroup were noticed by visual kei godfather, hide, and the group signed to X Japan mastermind Yoshiki's ownlabel,ExtasyRecords, releasing their self-titled debut album in 1991.The group's time on Yoshiki's made the group gain evenmoreexposure,and, in 1992, the group signed to the major label, MCA Victor, and released their second album, "Image", thatyear.The albumbroke the Oricon top 10 at number 9, and, from this point on, the group were considered to be true visual keiicons.Bythe turnof the 1990's, the group experienced true rock super stardom, starting with the group's 1994 single, "True Blue",peakingatnumber 1, becoming the group's first number 1 single. In 1996, the group released their single, "End of Sorrow",whichwascertified platinum since its release. From this point on, the group dominated the Oricon top 5, with the lowest sellingsinglesoftheirs during this span, 2000's "Tonight" and "Love Song", which ranked at number 4. In 2000, the group announceditsindefinitehiatus, although the group become bona-fide rock superstars, and are arguably among one of visual kei'smostsuccessful bandsin the genre's history.In 2007 and 2008, the group had brief reunion shows, and, in 2010, the groupreunited,and the groupreleased its first single in over a decade, "Promise", in 2011, which was released to help with theJapaneseearthquake benefitfunds. A year later, the group released two more singles to impressive success, and are one ofJapan's mostsuccessful and wellknown rock groups in modern music history, as well as being true visual kei pioneers. « hide

Similar Bands: Inoran, J, Ryuichi Kawamura, Sugizo, hide

LPs
A Will
12/11/2013

3.8
6 Votes
Luna Sea (Self Cover)
2011

Lunacy
2000

4
12 Votes
SHINE
1998

4
18 Votes
Style
1996

4.1
17 Votes
Mother
1994

4.1
38 Votes
Eden
1993

4.2
18 Votes
Image
1992

4.3
15 Votes
Luna Sea
1991

4.2
19 Votes
EPs
THE ONE -crash to create-
03/21/2012

4.8
3 Votes
Compilations
Complete Best
2008

Another Side of Singles II
2002

3.6
8 Votes
Period: The Best Selection
2000

Singles
1997


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