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ANRI

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ANRI and Ishii Tatuya promoting "THE WAVE OF LOVE" (2010)

ANRI (杏里) is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter. She made her debut with the single "Olivia wo Kikinagara" in 1978. ANRI was very popular in the 1980s and early 1990s when her albums topped the Oricon charts. Her 13th single, "CAT'S EYE" released in 1983 was featured as the first opening theme for the anime CAT'S EYE. The song is known as one the first Japanese pop songs used as an anime theme song. ANRI is also cited as the first singer to bring the Western influences into Japanese music. In 2002, she began to collaborate with American guitarist Lee Ritenour. The couple also announced their engagement in 2005, however ANRI broke it off in April 2008 to continue her music activities as her own pace.

Profile

  • Real Name: Kawashima Eiko (川嶋栄子)
  • Stagename: ANRI (杏里)
  • Birthday: August 31, 1961 (1961-08-31) (age 58)
  • Birthplace: Yamato, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 168 cm

Discography

ANRI promoting ANRI AGAIN Best of Myself (2009)

Albums

Best Albums

Cover Albums

Mini-Albums

Live Albums

Remix Albums

Karaoke Albums

Boxes

Singles

Digital Singles

Video Releases

Compilations / Others

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