B’z (Japanese: ビーズ, Hepburn: Bīzu) are a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer Takahiro “Tak” Matsumoto (松本 孝弘, Matsumoto Takahiro) and vocalist and lyricist Koshi Inaba (稲葉 浩志, Inaba Kōshi), known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop-rock ballads. B’z is one of the best-selling music artists in the world and the best-selling in their native Japan, having released 49 consecutive No. 1 single, 25 No. 1 album, 3 No. 1 EPs on the Oricon music charts, and sold more than 100 million records worldwide. In 2003 HMV Japan ranked them at number 30 on their list of the 100 most important Japanese pop acts. In 2007, B’z became the first music act from Asia to have their handprints and signatures put up in Hollywood’s RockWalk. In 2008 were awarded a Guinness World Record for “Best selling album act in Japan”, which also notes them to be the best selling act in Japan overall. AllMusic is considered the “biggest rock act in Japan and the entirety of Asia”. Here are all of B’z songs ranked.
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12. Native Dance (Run, 1992)
“Highly addictive guitar rifts by the Bad Boyz(Bz) of Japanese rock. This album is fantastic and will have you hooked from the word go. Fresh considering the band is surrounded by contrived bubble gum pop aimed at teenagers with no idea.
11. Bad Communication (Bad Communication, 1989)
“I watched this album of B’Z after a long time and I’m very nostalgic and I think it’s good old, I bought it immediately. Good after all old songs…”
10. love me, I love you (Loose, 1995)
“I think B’z’s song has the truth. When you are likely to lose sight of yourself, when you do not know how to live, I think you should listen to it. I suppose it will throw something at you. Have a good life Take this one piece with it. GOOD LUCK!”
9. ギリギリchop (Brotherhood, 1999)
“Tremendous lead playin’ on the album, Tak Matsumoto is a genius!! This song is without a doubt one of my favorite to play on the guitar.”
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8. STAY GREEN (Green, 2002)
“Perfect music when you are in the mood for pappy love songs / rev ups, sung in Japanese, topped up with clean guitar noodling, cheesy synths, and savage garden type vocals.”
7. Itsuka no Merry Christmas (Friends, 1992)
“The bass is great in this song, definitely my favourite part, but still an over all just amazing song. I freaking love this song! The riff, the lyrics… Perfect.”
6. Super Love Song / Friction (Action, 2007)
“The intro was just the best. nobody in my class even knows this band but they are the best. I really love the two solos and I also think it’s a very varied song!”
5. Kodoku no runaway (Mars, 1991)
“To me this song should be #1 hand down. This song is probably one of the songs that I will remember for a long time for the catchy guitar riff and the amazing classic sound.”
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4. C’mon (C’mon, 2011)
“Great song, it has one of the greatest guitar rifts of all time, it deserves to be number one by far. This is an AWESOME song! It has a perfect beat. I still can’t get that beat out of my head!”
3. ZERO (Run, 1992)
“Just incredible. Those guitar solo parts are fantastic, along with everything else about this song. Those guitar solo parts are fantastic, along with everything else about this song.”
2. Giri Giri Chop (Brotherhood, 1999)
“Just Awesome! This song make me feel high, don’t know how to describe it. I think the guitar solo is just amazing.. Best song ever!
1. Into Free / Dangan (B’z, 2012)
“Incredible debut album by the band B’z. An excellent album for the beginning of his career. With contagious and dancing music, which can and should be heard today. Coming in the 1980s, this debut is much more J-pop than we will see ahead, but in the right measure as a whole. Koshi Inaba with a firm and striking voice, just like the style would be adopted until the early 90’s. Tak Matsumoto offers us with dancing riffs, and pallets that would become his trademark in the late 80’s and early 90’s”