~C-ute's 5th original album release arrived a few days ago and on a purely aesthetic note~* the jacket and booklet photography have C-ute looking sharp as ever with the grays and beige adding a nice warmth to the leggy sexy images. Everyone is absolutely gorgeous in this release~* and I'm really loving♥ Maimichan's shorter hairstyle…I initially felt that longer suited her much better but through these series of photographs in this album she's proving me so wrong!! Her facial features are just so perfect~*..she can truly wear either style＾ ＾♥。 11 tracks are included with about half being all new songs along with a remix version of "Shochuu omimai moushiagemasu." While both Airiin and Maimichan received each both their very own solo tracks I was sort of hoping to hear all five members perform by themselves on a single track each….especially with the group now at 5nin a task much more easily accomplished perhaps…..still not disappointing as Nakki, Chisa & Maimai team up together on…..
.."Kimi no senpou" which I found to be the most fun track with such adorable verses~*!..while previously released "EVERY DAY Zekkouchou!!" leads off the album and continues to be a stand~out track….I just really really fell~in~love with this single so much!!
I'm always a sucker~♥ for those sweet ensemble vocal compositions and much like "Dekkai uchuu ni ai ga aru", "Yume ga aru kara" is such a pretty~* ballad and alongside "Every Day Zekkouchou!!" make up my most favorite♥ songs on the album overall~.
While I would have liked to have included the new "H22 Remix" version, I'm going to stick with the "original" cover version of "Shochuu omimai moushiagemasu." by C-ute as those manipulated chipmunk voices were just a bit too funky for me to enjoy…although those nostalgic sounding video game effects in the background were pretty awesome in the remixed version~ ＾ ＾。This song epitomizes classic J~Pop from yesteryear and with C-ute's lightly updated version as they stayed quite true to the original's arrangement, it's both most nostalgic sounding still and most most adorable of songs~*!
Hmm….but the most special~* track on the new album has to be…….
.."Shigatsu sengen" which is featured on the LE album as both an all new audio track as well as a new pv♥!!! Hmm…..how to best describe it? It's really like a campfire song♪ o(*´∀｀)o゛♥。。。warm & fuzzy…well maybe not so much fuzzy XD but definitely engaging with its melody and along with the new visuals of the music video it's pure win here for sure~ ＼(^o^)／☆！！
While the sets were a bit limited C-ute made the absolute most of it!!….and I just love seeing them laugh and have so much as they really looked to have enjoyed~* this production most certainly and especially on those group shots~ っo(*´∀｀)o！！The LE's DVD in addition to this pv♥, includes a behind the scenes "making of" as well as a brief slide~show at the ending with a total running time of just under 19 minutes in all ＾ ＾♥。
..and there's something a bit sultry happening here ↓Σ(￣◇￣*)！