FINALLY, my first Perfume review. It has been quite some time since I wanted to do a review for this trio, but sadly the songs they released recently were not to my liking, and I rather not talk about how bad their song is during their first review. I was planning to opt to an older song, but then Sweet Refrain came out in November and took me by surprised. These girls keep on churning songs and songs for the public to listen to. There are many good JPOP bands out there, but I tend to forget names quite easily. But Perfume and AAA for some reason gets stuck in my head. I don’t know if I should review AKB48 newest song just for laughs. You know, the one with the extra long name. The one with 39 words. Also, its the band with 89 members. But onto Perfume.
This song is really cool. It brings me back to the Spring Of Life and Spending All My Time, but instead this song is much more lively. Though I will never get why Japanese female groups always end up with this really annoying high pitch voice, the group’s vocals really suit the song. The more modern instrumental sounds really good. It gives this fresh feel to the song. I was not much of a fan when it came to 1mm and Magic Of Love, but this song sounds amazing. Perfume had always had really addictive songs and this probably has to be one of my favourites joining the ranks of Spring Of Life and Spending All My Time. I am literally wanting more from this band!
The music video is shot in this one shot format that has recently taken KPOP by storm. But JPOP music videos have always remained on the quirky side, and this video tones it s little bit down, but still seem quite quirky. If you have no idea what i am talking about, just talk to Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. LOL. But I love the music video. I just wonder how many shots for each frame were needed for this comeback. I love the fact that they use one set only and add little things to it to make it look big. I also love it when the girls dance. They always have this really fun dance to accompany their songs. On top of that, they stand out in this video a lot. The whole music video is white, but they are dressed in black dresses, which makes them stand out. Amazing music video.
9/10. Maybe I will return to review those other songs that I am not happy with, but still this song is a major pick up from where they left off in 2012. Cannot wait for future releases from the band.