Donna ni mo
Mermaid Story -Instrumental-
1. Mermaid Story
Just from looking at the cover, I was wondering what cheesefest was coming out of Mermaid Story, and long and behold…the song is a definite change up from her first A-side “I Uta”. There’s still traces of rock in the song, but there’s a whole lot more of synths involved and it gave the song a lighter presentation. sifow’s vocals aren’t bad, but they seem light for the song for some reason. Good song!
2. Donna ni mo
To me, I thought this song was suited more with the title, “Mermaid Story” since it feels a bit aquatic in nature. It means the song’s nature is more poppy and lighter in execution, but I thought it sounded nice and kind of catchy despite sifow’s light vocals that were covered by the music most of the time. It’s a nice tune though, I will admit.
Closing the single out, Kiseki is the ballad of the single and since it’s just sifow and light instruments, the song is a bit of a bore for me. Her voice sounds like it’s off pitch, but it could be the lack of a good melody here who knows.
sifow’s 2nd indies single shows direction and actually sounds so much more better than what “I Uta” was. Both Mermaid Story and Donna ni mo were cute pop songs that worked for her, but the latter had a problem with volume between the music and vocals. Kiseki though was a little bit of a boring ballad…but I guess she started somewhere right?