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小室哲哉 Tetsuya Komuro debuted in 1984 as the keyboardist, songwriter and producer for the band TM NETWORK. During this period, he also wrote songs for many of Japan’s most popular idol singers: Seiko Matsuda 松田聖子, Akina Nakamori 中森明菜, Miho Nakayama 中山美穂, Kyoko Koizumi 小泉今日子, Rie Miyazawa 宮沢りえ and Arisa Mizuki 観月ありさ. In 1989, he released a number of solo singles, two of which “Running Horizon” and “Gravity of Love” made it to number 1 on the Oricon charts. In 1994, TM Network broke up, and Komuro began producing a long string of number one hits for the likes of Namie Amuro 安室奈美恵, TRF, globe (of which he is a member), Tomomi Kahara 華原朋美, Ami Suzuki 鈴木あみ, H Jungle with t, Arisa Mizuki 観月ありさ, Ryoko Shinohara 篠原涼子, Hitomi and Yuuki Uchida 内田有紀, making him the second most successful songwriter in Japanese history after Kyouhei Tsutsumi 筒美京平. On April 15, 1996, the top five Oricon hits had all been written or produced by Komuro. He has been married to a succession of singers: Kanako Ootani from 1988 to 1992, Asami Yoshida from 2001 to 2002, and Keiko of globe from 2002.

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  • umbry-chan

    I'm definitely biased, but I loved DEBF 3. Much better than the second IMO.

    15 May 2013 Reply
  • PattyMcPat2666

    God new album was horrible! At least feature some recognizable vocalists if you're going to crank out crap TK

    8 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Danshikun

    GENIUS.

    6 Apr 2013 Reply
  • KISSMY-a-SOUL

    y'know, the album probably woulda been a little easier to accept if it didn't share the same name as the old one.

    17 Jun 2011 Reply
  • hiropana

    今月の京都南部でのライブで、Carry On、耳コピ(正確にはカバー)したものでライブしてきます♪

    16 Jun 2011 Reply
  • kawaiism

    the album is completely ruined because of the rap for me

    9 May 2011 Reply
  • umbry-chan

    Love Digitalian is eating breakfast 2 <3

    9 May 2011 Reply
  • wgh0528

    Ayrton feat.Naoya Urata(AAA) is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    9 May 2011 Reply
  • norhta

    yo yo chillin wit my homies tk n k-c-o

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • norhta

    it's not the globey type rap that's the problem it's the GaNGstA stuff that's impossible to take seriously

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • PattyMcPat2666

    lol How can you complain about TK incorporating rap when it's always been heavily used in his work for globe. Anyways, I'm enjoying the album so far. Nice to see KCO come back from the grave!

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • aditmi

    THX A LOT is a gem!! <3

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • norhta

    modernizing doesnt have to involve so much rap gah

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • Wonrei

    So great to see he is back!I really loved some of the tracks in his new album

    4 May 2011 Reply
  • KISSMY-a-SOUL

    It's NOTHING compared to the first one ) : But I guess I can't blame him more "modernizing" his music.

    28 Apr 2011 Reply
  • inspiredfrom_

    disappointing, yes, but I can't say I'm too surprised.

    11 Apr 2011 Reply
  • norhta

    so how about all those guest vocals on digitalian 2 i am so depressed

    15 Feb 2011 Reply
  • KISSMY-a-SOUL

    I WANT YOU BACK ♥

    3 Nov 2010 Reply
  • norhta

    yeah outernet rly needs move love

    30 Jan 2010 Reply
  • phantompabulum

    as a composer it would still have to be everything done by globe, particularly FACES PLACES or Relation or LIGHTS. (Personally I love outernet as well, but that album isn't well received at all)

    3 Sep 2009 Reply
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