Glay (stylized as GLAY) is a Japanese pop rock band from Hakodate, formed in 1988 by guitarist Takuro and vocalist Teru while in high school. Glay primarily composes songs in the rock and pop genres, but they have also composed songs using elements of different styles such as reggae and gospel. Originally a visual kei band, the group slowly shifted to less dramatic attire through the years. As of 2008, they had sold an estimated 28 million copies of their forty-three singles and 23 million copies of their fourteen albums. As of August 2010, Glay has sold about 37.5 million in Japan, making them the 7th best-selling artist of all time in the country, according to a ranking presented on the TV show Music Station with data from the Oricon charts.