1.) I'm in Heaven
2.) Tsumetai Hana (Cold Flowers)
3.) You & I
4.) Always and Always
5.) Stand By
6.) Magic Place
8.) Baby London Star
9.) There Will Be Love There~aino arubashou
10.) Rock 'n Roll
This is one of the few CDs I can't complain about
knowing what the songs mean, and that's because most of them are in English!
I was really surprised, and even more surprised at the depth of the lyrics.
I'm really hoping one day I'll be able to write stuff like this in Chinese!
Anyway, on to the songs. "I'm in Heaven" is a very straight rock
song with some really interesting guitar in it. The lyrics are pretty
cool, but it really helps to be following along with the booklet, because
not everything is totally understandable. Next is the only song whose
name is in Japanese, "Tsumetai Hana". This song is somewhat infamous
among J-Pop listeners, because of the following line "I'm feeling myself
again, I'm feeling better now". It's an honest mistake, and actually,
it works grammatically, but it just doesn't sound- right. I'm not
going to say anything more. Ignoring that, this is a great song.
Again, the guitar is awesome. "You & I" is one of my favorites,
because it's just sooooo cute! This song perked my interest in BuriGuri
after I heard it at the end of this reallly cute Japanese dorama.
My favorite track is the next track, "Always and Always". At first
it doesn't sound too promising, but I LOVE the lyrics. They remind
me of someone... 1 guess as to who! I want him to listen to it, maybe
I'll send him a tape of it while I'm at camp! Anyway, I've just met
my quota of talking about my boyfriend for this review. I'll hit
myself if I do it again. "Stand By" is another really groovy song.
One of the things I like about The Brilliant Green is that not all their
songs are about love, some of them are about friendship too. "Magic
Place" is a pretty interesting song, it sounds a lot like "I'm in Heaven".
I don't like it as much though. I think it's the guitar. "I"
is a really good song, I just really like the way it sounds. I really
do need to take music again to I can pinpoint what exactly it is I like.
I don't really like "Baby London Star", it's way too metal for me, although
the lyrics are kinda cool. The next track, "There Will Be Love There"
was the first Brilliant Green song I ever heard, and it was responsible
for my interest in J-Pop. I love the guitar in it! "Rock 'n
Roll" is mostly guitar, and I don't think I've mentioned enough how much
I love the guitar on this CD. Anyway, this CD is very happy and you
should buy it!
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