Glay is a Japanese rock band from Hakodate, Hokkaidō formed in 1988. Glay primarily composes songs in the rock and pop genres, but they have also arranged songs using elements from a wide variety of genres, including punk, electronic, R&B, folk, reggae, gospel, and ska. 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 had 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.