Twill (band)

Twill (トゥワイル, Tuwairu) is a Japanese duo composed of twins Michiko and Yoko (surname unknown). Their stage name is a portmanteau of English language words "twin" and "will". They are managed by TV Asahi Music.[1]

Twill
Michiko and Yoko performing in Sweden (2005)
Michiko and Yoko performing in Sweden (2005)
Background information
OriginFukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Genres
Years active2004–2009 (international)
2001–2004, 2009–present (Japan)
LabelsZomba Group of Companies (2001 – 2004)
Bonnier Amigo Music Group (2004 – 2009)
Nayutawave (2009-2012)
Tokuma Japan Communications (2012 - Present)
WebsiteTwill official site
MembersMichiko
Yoko

They are also known in United States and Sweden. Two of their singles "New World" and "STAND UP" are used as opening themes for the Digimon Xros Wars anime series.

ProfileEdit

  • Michiko (elder sister)
  • Yoko (younger sister)

Both were born on 14 November 1985. They were raised in Fukuoka, Japan.

HistoryEdit

2001 - Signed with Zomba Records Japan

2002 - Released first single Before I Fall

2004 - Signed with BAMG[2]

2009 - Went back to Japan and signed to UMG - Nayutawave Records[3]

2012 - Left Nayutawave Records and signed up to Tokuma Japan.

DiscographyEdit

International singlesEdit

All released under Bonnier Amigo

Japan singlesEdit

  • Before I Fall (4 December 2002 - Zomba Japan)[4]
  • Love Friend (22 July 2009 - Nayutawave)[5]
  • My Step (30 September 2009 - Nayutawave)[6]
  • Close to You (5 May 2010 - Nayutawave)[7]
  • New World - "Digimon Xros Wars: The Evil Death General and the Seven Kingdoms" Opening Theme (8 June 2011 - Nayutawave)[8]
  • Stand Up - "Digimon Xros Wars: Time Traveling Hunter Boys" Opening Theme (7 March 2012 - Tokuma Japan Communications)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "twill". TV Asahi Music. Archived from the original on December 31, 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
  2. ^ Bonnier Amigo Music Group (Wikipedia DE)
  3. ^ http://www.universal-music.co.jp/twill/bio.html
  4. ^ http://music.yahoo.co.jp/record/dtl/LAA235942/
  5. ^ http://www.universal-music.co.jp/twill/upch80134.html
  6. ^ http://www.universal-music.co.jp/twill/upch80145.html
  7. ^ http://www.universal-music.co.jp/twill/upch80177.html
  8. ^ http://www.twillnet.com/music/detail.html?id=9&bt_flg=0

External linksEdit