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Old 25th June 2008, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by SolarAngel View Post
I don't think kumi's fans (males and i dunno, hip teenage girls?) will be all that affected by her comment. Maybe black cherry just sounds better i dunno.
Going by the sales of Moon (which has 4 new songs), I don't think we can dismiss the possibility so easily...

Originally Posted by SolarAngel View Post
Lately, i feel that her albums r compilations of random songs rather than a well thought through collection with a common theme.
That's the case with most Japanese artists (even everyone else's favorite pop maestro/wunderkind/insert hyperfanatic label here Utada Hikaru), and I don't think that's necessarily a bad thing. Japanese pop music is very much a singles industry, unlike in the West. That's why the singles come out before the album.
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