Koko Kara Hajimarunda!
17-sai (Limited A and Regular only)
Kaze no You na Melody (Limited B only)
Koko Kara Hajimarunda! (Instrumental)
Kaze no You na Melody (Instrumental)
1. Koko Kara Hajimarunda!
After her rather good debut album, Yuu returns with Koko Kara Hajimarunda! and I was surprised at how much change happened. The song is all electropop like “Hirahira Hoshi” from her first album because it’s got Yuu singing under some filters and auto-tune here which might not be a good thing for some fans of hers. I don’t think the song is as good as her last A-side, “Konna Watashi de Yokattara” but it’s something new for her so I kind of like it.
Second track and we’re at a cover of an old song from Chisato Moritaka. When I listen to this song I do get this sort of 80’s synth feel which is pretty rad if you ask me. I love hearing Yuu without any of the synthetic touch-ups like the other two tracks. It’s a good cover and I really like the arrangement out of this one!
3. Kaze no You na Melody
The next track actually is a bit of a bummer. I will say that I like that Yuu is singing with some of her natural vocals (but there’s still a bit of filters/auto-tune present). To be honest it’s hard to really tell the difference in sound because it’s a lot like “Koko Kara Hajimarunda!” in style which might push people away for it’s lack of creativity. I’m kind of just forgetting it at the moment and consider the A-side more than this.
I think I might be a little disappointed in this single from Yuu. I mean the only song that really ranks up there is 17-sai and that’s a cover track. I really didn’t like that Yuu was under filters and so much auto-tune in both Koko Kara and Kaze no You na Melody since it just doesn’t do her well…plus those two tracks sound way too much alike for me…Please Yuu, go back to your natural stuff…