When the music is top notch however, her voice works fine. Although Nandacollection isn't entirely consistent, it's still a great album and a fine addition to Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's sure to be legendary discography. Ones again, thank you for all the support! The world tour featured her debut concert in Australia and Germany. It's a shame because the strength of the singles showed massive potential for an amazing record that could have been achieved if more time were taken to craft better songs for the ultimately disappointing Nandacollection. Nakata writes all of the music for not only Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, but Perfume and Capsule as well, and while the man's production is usually stellar, the rushed nature of this album certainly hurt his performance.
The album debuted at number one in the , becoming the first chart topper release of Kyary's career as well as the first -produced album to do so since 's in 2011. Miss Kyaru's unsung parter Yasutaka Nakata does just about everything on Nandacollection. Upon its release internationally, the album topped the charts of several countries and within the Top 10 and Top 20 of numerous others. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu just signed a American distribution deal with Sire Records, and I wouldn't be surprised if this album merely existed to cash in on her surprising new found popularity in America. It is a multi-faceted, hyperdimensional prism simultaneously articulating, parodying, and problematizing a genre, a moment, a culture.
But unfortunately lightning doesn't always strike twice as Kyary's sophomore effort leaves a lot to be desired. While the music on some of the deeper tracks is lacking, the singles are all top notch instrumentally and vocally. Hello everyone who is commenting on my dance video! While Pamyu Pamyu Revolution had great flow, atmosphere, and its own vibe that made it really stick out as a complete album, Nandacollection just feels like a mishmash of subpar tracks recorded in a hurry to supplement a few months worth of singles. The album was also released in on March 15, 2013 and debuted at number three of G-Music's J-pop Albums Chart and number nineteen of the G-Music's Combo Albums Chart. The album debuted at number one on the daily chart, and was certified Gold by the. Which is why we ought to be paying particular attention.
The decision to rush out a sophomore album only one year after Pamyu Pamyu Revolution was a terrible choice. The album topped the iTunes Electronic Albums charts in the United States, France, and Belgium. Pamyu Pamyu Revolution had a really memorable closer, which perfectly summed up the album and even had reprises of some of the songs. This was a long time ago I uploaded this and primerie does not exist anymore but I have my own channel where I make dance covers just like this one and so much more, I would be so happy if you wanted to check it out, I'll link it at the end! Check out both interviews here:. Mariya is currently celebrating the 40th anniversary of her debut. But with a few of the tracks on the record being a bit lacking musically, Kyary must rely on her personality, which unfortunately cannot save the day on its own. .
There are no studio musicians, so all of the instrumentation is done with a keyboard and a computer, and unfortunately some of the processed sounds fall flat. I've read them all and it really warms my heart! The songwriting on the track is top notch, whose song structure flows perfectly. In , the album debuted in the Top 10 of the G-Music J-Pop Albums Chart. Though Kyary Pamyu Pamyu only promoted Pamyu Pamyu Revolution in Japan, the album and its singles saw success internationally. Otona no Kodomo, Nandacollection's closer on the other hand is completely forgettable and doesn't leave any sort of closure at all. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Mariya Takeuchi are two totally different artists, but both have made names for themselves internationally via the internet.
There's even a completely unnecessary cover of a Capsule song that sounds almost identical to the original and helps prove that the running time was blatantly being padded out. The All tour dates of the North American leg were sold out on February 2014. Michel of The Japan Times sat down with both ladies recently. There are a couple of nice deep cuts, and the exceptional singles are more than enough to make Nandacollection a worthwhile listen, but the lack of constancy and flow prevents it from being a truly remarkable record like its predecessor. Pamyu Pamyu Revolution had not only had great singles, but also had memorable deep cuts,while Nandacollection on the other hand is very single oriented, and the non-single tracks feel like they were written and recorded in a rush to add flow to the album, as it's clear that the singles were all recorded in different sessions over a period of time.
The interview with Mariya is very in depth and covers her whole career. The album title NandaColection is very fitting considering it flows more like a collection than a complete album. I just want to say a big thank you for such sweet comments! A figure that was once everywhere in Japanese pop culture is now being openly mocked in the press. A little after the halfway mark of the song, a breakdown comes out of nowhere, and it serves as a palette cleanser for the bridge of the track, which is the best part of the song that also blends beautifully back into the chorus. Two cover arts for the album were revealed on the same day.
The other deep cuts are good, but are not memorable and not really worth mentioning. . . . . .
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