Project and best known as a founding member of the girl band Morning Musume. She has also recorded with the Morning Musume side project band Tanpopo and is currently a solo artist. She is currently a member of Dream Morning Musume. Kaori Iida was one of 10 runners-up in a talent contest for a new Japanese rock idol. After the contest, musician and producer Tsunku offered Iida and four of the other runners-up Natsumi AbeYuko NakazawaAya Ishiguroand Asuka Fukuda the chance to be taken under his wing on one condition: that they sell 50, CDs of their song "Ai no Tane" in 5 days.
The quintet accomplished that task in four and, thus, inMorning Musume was born and their first official single "Morning Coffee" was released in The group has since been increasingly popular in Japan, has achieved a cult following in the Western world and is infamous for its fluctuation of memberships, with members "graduating" and joining frequently. InTsunku placed Iida into subgroup Tanpopo with Aya Ishiguro and 2nd generation Morning Musume member Mari Yaguchiand they specialized in singing slower, more mature songs.
Together they made four singles and an album. Tanpopo's style was also given a revamping, with songs being more upbeat and pop-ish, but nonetheless still slower than Morning Musume. In this formation, Tanpopo released 3 more singles, a compilation album, and a compilation DVD.
After Morning Musume's then-leader Yuko Nakazawa graduated in the Spring ofIida took on the role as the group's leader. She is Die Einladung Des Herrn Nr.
8 Der Kantate (Ausschnitt) - Akademie Für Schul- Und Kirchenmusik - 40 J known for keeping her hair long throughout her Morning Musume career Kaori Iida - エーゲ海に抱かれて also for spacing out frequently. In JulyTanpopo, along with other Morning Musume subgroups Petitmoni and Minimoniexperienced changes in their membership - partly due to graduating Morning Musume members and partly to showcase the newer members.
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All Stars. Inshe participated in the shuffle group Puripuri Pink. She is the only member of Hello! Project to have Kaori Iida - エーゲ海に抱かれて in all the shuffle groups since the tradition started.
Additionally, Iida is pursuing a solo career as an artist and singer. Her solo musical career includes two albums outside of Hello! Project where she sings covers of French, Greek, and Italian songs in their respective languages. She also has two singles in Japanese, released in advance of her impending graduation from Morning Musume—though still set in a Mediterranean-esque style; many Western fans of Morning Musume and Hello!
Project have described the style of Iida's solo material as "Euro- enka ". In Morning Musume, Iida mostly sang harmony with a few solo lines. Her signature song in Morning Musume is "Yume no Naka", from the group's first album. On December 29,Iida released her third album, this time within Hello! Project and in Japanese. On January 30,Iida—the last First Generation member to still be in Morning Musume —graduated from the group to further pursue her solo singing and art careers.
Mari Yaguchi took over her role as Morning Musume's leader upon Iida's graduation. Her tenure of over 7 years was the longest Kaori Iida - エーゲ海に抱かれて any Morning Musume member, a record Iida would hold until January when fifth generation members Ai Takahashi and Risa Niigaki broke it.
As of Januaryshe is one of only four members to remain Served To The Worms - Dominion Of Suffering - Served To The Worms the group for over 7 years 4th generation member Hitomi Yoshizawa would later achieve this honor just weeks before her graduation in and 5th generation members Ai Takahashi and Risa Niigaki reached this mark in mid-September This album featured songs in Japanese and many European cover songs in their original languages.
This was her first album to be released since she graduated from Morning Musume. After the death of her son, she stated that in his memory, she will continue her career. She returned to the concert stage at the Hello! Project along with 21 other Elder Club Members. Beginning in Aprilshe was to be part of M-Linethe official Morning Musume graduate fan club. On July 6,Iida's agency announced that she was ten weeks pregnant and getting married Kaori Iida - エーゲ海に抱かれて Kenji, a former member of the disbanded 7 Housea band formed by Tsunku ;  Iida's marriage took place the next day.
On February 3,Iida released a statement to her fan club that she had given birth to a baby boy on January 22, at am. On December 25,Iida announced in her blog that she is pregnant with her second child. On May 14,Iida announced on her blog that she had given birth to a healthy boy.
On May 2,she announced her third pregnancy. On September 19,Iida gave birth to a baby girl. Kaori Iida. Singer actress. Kenji m. J-pop Euro-enka. Studio albums Edit No. Archived from Kaori Iida - エーゲ海に抱かれて original on Sports Nippon Newspapers. Nikkan Sports News. Project Fan Club" in Japanese. February 3, Archived from the original on February 4, November 28, Archived from the original on December 1, November 29, Leader Kaori Iida - エーゲ海に抱かれて Morning Musume — Longest serving member of Morning Musume —
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