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Old 6th December 2014, 03:44 AM
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By the way people, the b2 size poster would be like the regular edition cover?
Fingers crossed its the pic from the music card of her standing in full
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Old 6th December 2014, 04:10 AM
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i hope this would be the turning point of her career
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Old 6th December 2014, 04:12 AM
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Fingers crossed its the pic from the music card of her standing in full
Oh I hope the same too! The dress is perfect.
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Old 6th December 2014, 04:43 AM
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Words can't even begin to describe how much I absolutely love these covers! They are total perfection & everything about them truly is perfect. ayu's poses, her entire look (I love her hairstyle & nails so much! ) & the color theme. I think that whole dark-ish blue gives the covers a bit of a mysterious & winter-ish feel, which I happen to love very much. The dress ayu's wearing is also so beautiful & ayu's looking so incredibly gorgeous!

I don't even know where to begin, as far as which cover's my favorite! I just love each one too much! But the one I love the most has got to be the Regular Edition cover. It's just so pretty! The music cards are so gorgeous, as well.

After looking at the covers, I'm now more excited than ever for this single! I already look forward to listening to the songs!
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Old 6th December 2014, 05:30 AM
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^Total perfection! YES!!! They are so flawless I can't stop looking at them from time to time
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Old 6th December 2014, 05:40 AM
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OMG, very fantastic cover~ but looks like a 'white ghost' LOL
HQ pics please... >_<
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Old 6th December 2014, 05:45 AM
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totally stunning. I love her hair color and her dress so much! Ayu just took my breath yet again. Definitely her best cover in a long long time
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Old 6th December 2014, 05:46 AM
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my first reaction on the teamayu edition pic, "she looks like a dead person!". BUT i love the regular cover pic. absolutely pretty.
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Old 6th December 2014, 06:03 AM
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Old 6th December 2014, 06:52 AM
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It's very reminiscent of MOON/Blossom covers to me, but that's a good thing!
YASSSSS for the return of dark-haired Ayu. I've been waiting for too long <3.
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Old 6th December 2014, 08:09 AM
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They will always complaint's. Nothing is ever good enough for some ayu fans Give it a few weeks after the release most usually change their tune
LOL it's funny how people ignore our prasing for the pics. LIke I myself said these are probably some of the best photos she used for covers in years! i think the last pics really liked were FIVE. Yet people still see that the only thing we talk about is the font. SERIOUSLY? And i am not gonna "change my tune" cuz it's freaking ugly and bad. As someone said a bloody stain on your favorite book. And that's not gonna change even if the music is good.lol you can change your mind about music because previews are one thing. But not about this, because the text isn't gonna magicly change when the single is released lol
One of the reasons probably why i don't spend money on Japanese artists is that they screw up in one way or the other in the release. If i am going to throw out $40 on a CD it'd better be perfection in all ways, font included lol I mean if you try to sell something, put 100% of effort into EVERYTHING, don't leave something half-assed. It's really not that hard to put extra 10 minutes into typography, i bet the result would already be better than what's now. problem is they don't even seem to try.

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Old 6th December 2014, 03:25 PM
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Hmm. I don't really mind the font this time . I have a feeling if it wasn't this plain type of font they would try to make it match her outfit and use some tacky frilly font that would distract from the beauty of the photos. This is just plain, doesn't stand out and easily ignored imo.
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Old 6th December 2014, 03:28 PM
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Could someone please make a gorgeous PC wallpaper with these photos?!
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Old 6th December 2014, 03:51 PM
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^when avex release the HQ pic and textless (hopefully) then maybe all the amazing artist in this forum would dying to show their best shot.
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Old 6th December 2014, 03:54 PM
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So lets agree that no one who haven't graduated in Music should complain about her songs, and anyone who isn't a fashion designer shouldn't criticize her clothes? If something bothers me, I say so, simply like that. For me it is ugly and would make a big difference, but that's my opinion towards the font (not the covers as a whole)
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Old 6th December 2014, 04:51 PM
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With a title as long as this single has, a more elaborate font would run the risk of being really distracting for me.

Not to say that there isn't a perfect font out there, but well, for me simple is best.

Had the title been like H or &, I could see a really beautiful font working, but this title is -long- lol
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Old 6th December 2014, 05:12 PM
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Huge fan of these images, the photography and editing were done very well. The font though.. isn`t working for me.
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Old 6th December 2014, 05:29 PM
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I think a huge part of the problem with the font though is they made it white... on a very light section of the photo... and then used a tacky ass drop shadow to make it legible. Even though the font choice itself is still pretty awful, they could've removed at least half the ugly if they'd made it a nice blue or something and got rid of the shadow.

As is, the text reminds me of those movie posters on Netflix where they didn't have a cover, so they just took a random screenshot and slapped some words on it lol. There was very obviously 0 thought put into the typography, and it sucks because stylistically it clashes so much with the actually really nice photos and distracts from them.

Even a generic serif font like Times New Roman, set to a small size and in black, would've looked so much nicer. And that's just as effortless! I just really don't get her design team's taste at all.

Edit: I just looked at the covers again and realized... It's Helvetica, isn't it? Like srsly? No wonder it looks so cheap.

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Old 6th December 2014, 06:11 PM
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Old 6th December 2014, 07:50 PM
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The covers are stunning, and she looks actually young for once. I get a mix of Namie vs. Francis Welch vibe and I LOVE it!!! And yes, the font.....
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