Without Your Love
Saigo no Ame
Gentle Words (Instrumental)
Without Your Love (Instrumental)
Saigo no Ame (Instrumental)
1. Gentle Words
The weirdest thing to hear in an urban ballad is a sitar and yet there it is in the song. I quite like the calm atmosphere with this track and surprised that Kumi actually sounds nice and using vibrato in a good way. Though the formulaic process in the song doesn’t exactly change much, it still is a nice listen to once in a while.
2. Without Your Love
Start your engines people, we gots a bad girl on the loose and she’s sounding pretty good! Even more urban than the A-side, I think this track made her seem cool and collected. I love her vocals everywhere, maybe I do find the chorus a little loud, but I think she did great keeping the beat and rhythm in control. ~I never wanna cross my eyes~ Huh???? weird huh?
3. Saigo no Ame
We return back to this soft sounds, but this time the beats are thumping loud against the synth and piano. I do think the beats overpower the music a lot of the time. At least when Kumi sings louder I do think the song does sound way better. Other than that, I usually skip this track for some reason.
Kumi’s strong vocals really shine within the single. Though I think my favorite is Without Your Love because it just sounded great and showed how cool she can sound with an urban flavor. All 3 tracks are on the album which can only mean that there’s a few new tracks, let’s hope not.