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ロンググッドバイ [Long Goodbye]

きのこ帝国 [Kinoko Teikoku] - ロンググッドバイ [Long Goodbye]
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2013 Ratings: #21
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December 4, 2013 / Release Date
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Kinoko Teikoku's EP "Long Goodbye" from 2013 is another great addition to the band's catalog and continues to prove the group as one of Shoegaze's best offerings.

"Long Goodbye," the EP's title track, is a beautiful slow-burning ballad. Chiaki Sato's haunting vocals are the star here, and the track's dreamy ambiance nicely portrays the title.

"Umi to Hanataba" follows, with Kinoko Teikoku's trademark blend of shoegaze and dream pop. Sato's vocals are set ... read more


QUICK NOTE: I will be speaking on the lyrics of this EP in this review. However, I am not Japanese, nor do I speak the language; I am going off of translations. If there are any misconceptions about the lyrics that you think I should know about, please do not hesitate to leave a reply and I will correct myself. Thank you for understanding.

ロンググッドバイ(translated as Longgoodbye) is an EP I have been procrastinating on listening to for a few weeks. Ever since @rosacoolbeans showed ... read more


Kinoko Teikoku's "Long Goodbye" EP is a really tight experience that shows that "Eureka" wasn't a fluke at all.

The combination of dream pop and shoegaze has always been a perfect match, and this EP perfectly encapsulates that. The dreamy atmosphere the EP goes for is executed really well. The vocals are so pretty and soothing during the whole EP, and they give this bittersweet feeling that I really like. Then, adding the abrasive production, which contains some great ... read more


music to be in an anime opening


Pa ra pa, pa ra pa, pa ra pa. pa ra paaaaaaaaa


FLOWER GIRL is like I'm being carried down a river, it's so calm and serene, it was a song I never knew I was looking for until I heard it

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Added on: August 8, 2019