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That’s My Little Lover’s Happiness
Date:28, Dec, 2014
Investigated and Written by Misaka Youhei
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I believe supreme pop music can be in miraculous harmony and then, that is seldom found. Now, I will introduce one of the rare albums. My Little Lover’s first studio album released in 1995; “evergreen” is it.


evergreen
Released on Dec. 5, 1995

TOY'S FACTORY

01. Magic Time
02. Free
03. 白いカイト (Album Version)
04. めぐり逢う世界
05. Hello, Again ~昔からある場所~
06. My Painting
07. 暮れゆく街で
08. Delicacy (Album Version)
09. Man & Woman
10. evergreen


Blie underlines mean my recommendations.

Produced by Kobayashi Takeshi

My Little Lover had originally consisted of Akko (vocal) and Fujii Kenji (guitar), totally produced by Kobayashi Takeshi. They made their major debut on May 1, 1995 with their first single “Man & Woman.” In 1995, they overall released three singles and then, the end of the year, published their first studio album “evergreen.”

According to Oricon, “Man & Woman” sold about 917,000 copies and their third single “Hello, Again ~昔からある場所~” did about 1,850,000 copies. My Little Lover made big hits though they were just a newcomer. Being a favorite of the times, they released the first album and it did about 2,797,000 copies.

Kobayashi Takeshi, their producer, joined My Little Lover at “evergreen.” It means he was seriously tackling My Little Lover. The first step “evergreen” shows his natural gift for music more than any other works produced by Kobayashi Takeshi. The integrity must be denied by nobody.

How can pops work in our society and life? The songs probably exist in order to give us kind of happiness or satisfaction. On “evergreen,” vocals of Akko, lyrics of sweet and bitter, and resplendent arrangement; they all have you get there like an angel.

Pop music is, as you know, designed to change itself in line with times. On the other hand, there must be something good unchangingly and our hearts have known. One of the examples is “evergreen.” The songs are supposed to bring you to somewhere evergreen inside yourselves.



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