2014.04.08

ドラッグ・シティからもリリースされた『imitation of life』に続く新作は、同じ曲の日本語詞版(前野健太が作詞を担当)と英語詞版を分割した2枚組に。そんな構成のみならず、ピアノの軽やかなタッチと華やかな音色が魅力の“私のリトルプリンセス”など、非常にメロディアスなポップ・チューンが揃った点にも意表を突かれた。もう死んだ人たちと描く開放的で広がりのあるサウンドスケープも素晴らしい、新たな傑作。

 

[English Translation]
Eiko Ishibashi "car and freezer"

The latest release following the previous album, "imitation of life" that was also released from US indies label, Drag City, has come out as a double album, - a Japanese disc (with lyrics by singer-songwriter, Kenta Maeno) and an English disc. Added to this unusual product makeup, the perfect lineup of enticing melodious and pop tunes, such as "Watashino Little Princess (meaning My Little Princess)" dressed with the lyrically featherlike touch and glamorous colors of the piano, is actually anything but predictable. The expansive breadth of the soundscape illustrated with her own band, Mo Shinda Hitotachi (meaning The Already Deceased) whom Jim O'Rourke is also a major member, adds to the splendor of this masterpiece. 

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