Tag Archive: jpop

Heart Station

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I decided to get my hands on Utada Hikaru’s Heart Station having heard her amazing Ultra Blue. What I found most surprising is how much Utada’s style had evolved in the two years… Continue reading

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I Don’t Wanna Know

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“I Don’t Wanna Know” is the English version of “I”, the debut single of Japanese pop singer Nishino Kana. As a debut single, I can expect that Nishino had a lot to develop… Continue reading

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Even So

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My first experience with Bonnie Pink (as Asada Kaori is professionally known) came from hearing her singing “It’s Gonna Rain,” which was the ending theme of Rurouni Kenshin for the latter half of… Continue reading

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Goddess in the Morning

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Goddess in the Morning is a 1998 Arai Akino/Yayoi collaboration project. With that in mind, it is very atypical Arai. The songs in general were very haunting, particularly “Reincarnation” and “Tribute to Jungle”.… Continue reading

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