Tag Archives: river

Review: VSK – God Songs

If you follow me on Twitter you might remember me mentioning I wanted to do a review of this album. Well I finally got a hold of a copy so hold onto your hats as I bring you a track-by-track review. Just so you know I’m being fair and objective …

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AKB48 on 'Wednesday J-POP'

‘wednesday j-pop’ is a music show by NHK, who also does ‘MUSIC JAPAN’, which hosted the idol bash that aired on may 30th.  akb48 appeared on wednesday j-pop with a live mini-concert in shibuya.  River, Ponytail to shushu, Oogoe Diamond, and Iiwake Maybe were performed, followed by Aitakatta and Hikoukigumo …

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ponytail to shushu sales

going into ponytail to shushu, i was a little worried about their sales numbers.  ‘river’ and ‘sakura no shiori’ held mass appeal; they were songs not typical to idol groups.  its mainstream sound and rigorous advertising proved successful, as ‘river’ sold 239,000 copies.  compared to ‘iiwake maybe’, it sold over …

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Which Would You Pick?

Here are the two newest singles by Morning Musume and AKB48. Morning Musume – Kimagure Princess [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICI_e4Tj0Ss] AKB48 – River [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtYrzzOas8c] Which do I like? Neither. They both kinda suck. David

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