Many J-pop famous actors perform in pseudonyms, but Salyu took it a step additional, debuting as Lily Chou-Chou, a imaginary rock star with very true songs, among which was sometimes utilized by Quentin Tarantino, before starting a profession as a genuine person (though even now in an alias). Blessed Ayako Mori in 1980, she examined piano from an early on age and became a member of a college choir to fight pneumonia she contracted in principal school (it had been either this or going swimming lessons, and she produced her choice). In 1998, she started auditioning as an aspiring performer, and was ultimately scouted by Takeshi Kobayashi, who caused Mr. Kids and Hitoto Yo, to try out the title personality in the upcoming Shinji Iwai film ABOUT Lily Chou-Chou. “Lily Chou-Chou” released two singles in 2000, but their gloomy rock and roll sound didn’t capture on with the general public. The record Kokyuu, that was released by Toshiba EMI, arrived in 2001, combined with the film, in support of charted at amount 60, however the film went on to become cult traditional, and Chou-Chou’s melody “Kaifuku Suru Kizu” was found in Tarantino’s Eliminate Bill. Mori continued a hiatus following this, but re-emerged in later 2002 as Salyu (a corrupted edition of the France “salut”). She spent nearly 2 yrs playing live before striking the studio room, and her first post-hiatus launch, the solitary “Valon” (2004), was a cooperation with Ilmari of Rip Slyme, though it was accompanied by her personal version from the solitary aswell, which managed to get her debut record. It just charted at quantity 34, and even though her 1st full-length, Landmark (2005), climbed to quantity 20, her product sales remained subpar. However in 2005, Salyu was asked to perform on the three-day high-profile charity celebration arranged by Sakurai Kazutoshi of Mr. Kids, and got the chance to sing along with his charity task Bank Band over the one “To U,” that was a smash strike. This finally got stuff choosing her, as her following two singles, “Name” (penned by Hitoto Yo) and “System,” with tie-ins towards the film Metro ni Notte, both have scored quantity 15, and her second recording, Terminal, increased to number 2. She didn’t record very much in 2007-2009, when she just released several singles and a best-of collection, but came back with third recording Maiden Voyage this year 2010, scoring quantity seven for the Oricon.