I don’t like the autotune in the beginning of the song and after the chorus; it’s just annoying! For a while, I didn’t listen to this song because I couldn’t stand the beginning. But when you start to listen to it, it’s not a totally bad song. I think that some of autone parts are unnecessary. Not a bad song to start out the album, but this song gives me a headache sometimes…
Darling to Madonna 3.5/5
I never did like this single due to the autotune. But now, I’m listening to this song all the way through. It’s not bad. The chorus is kind of catchy. Sadly, this song kind of sounds like a filler song. She released this so shortly after Koko Kara Hajimarunda! and this song kind of sounds like it could have been a b-side for that, instead of an a-side.
Zutto Zutto Kimi ga Suki da 5/5
I love the instrumental for this song! It’s so playful due to all of the sounds. This is a pretty generic love song, but it’s somehow unique due to the instrumental. I love the instrumental before the chorus. Kikka’s vocals seem iffy here. Maybe it’s only me? The Zutto Zutto Zutto… kimi ga suki da part is really catchy. I find myself repeating Zutto Zutto a million times. Overall, this song isn’t anything special, but the sounds and energetic pace make it an enjoyable song to listen to.
Renai Enbo 5/5
This is song really reminds me of traditional Japanese music, and enka (even though it sounds nothing like it). There’s nothing really special about this song, it sounds like a normal upbeat kikka song, but the traditional music turns it into something fun and enjoyable to listen to! I really like the chorus, and how Kikka sounds here.
Sekaijuu ni Kimi wa Hitori Dake 3/5
This song was part of Kikka 3 a-side single. This was the song I liked the least out all three songs. This song just seems so blah and boring compared to the other two songs. Kikka sounds really weird here, almost nasally-like. Maybe it’s just me? This song is a really boring ballad, and honestly, I can’t seem to like it.
Koko kara Hajimarunda! 4/5
I revived this song earlier. I still don’t like all of the autotune at the beginning of the song. I do like the chorus, and Kikka really sounds nice there. For this being an A-side, I’m not too fond of it. I will probably take me a while to like this song. before, I gave this a 3.5, but now it’s a 4 since it has grown on me a bit.
TO BE… 5/5
Here is the first ballad from Kikka off of the album. Every album must have one after all. This song reminds me of Ari no mama I LOVE YOU and LOVE YOU FOREVER but to be seems more R&B. Sort of… this song reminds me of the stuff BRIGHT released. Anyway, this song is pretty nice! It’s a ballad, but it’s not boring. Kikka’s high notes sound great! I love the lyrics, especially the to be not to be not to be or to be part. It’s confusing, but it was played well, and it was a nice Shakespeare reference.
Kaze no You na Melody 4/5
I reviewed this song before as well. This song still reminds me of the a -side. Like Koko Kara, I can’t really seem to get into this song. I like Kikka’s high notes though. I like this better than the a-side, and like Koko Kara, this song has grown on me a bit.
Another ballad, but this time, it’s not as bad as Sekaijuu. Kikka sounds lovely here, love the verses. The soft instrumental music in the background is pretty and simple. I also like the chorus. This song isn’t boring at all, however, Kikka sounds a little…shaky? You can hear it at the end of the chorus. But again, maybe it’s just me?
Twinkle Days 4/5
More autotune. *sigh* her autotune songs are all starting to sound the same. This song’s chorus actually sounds okay. It has a lot of high notes, and Kikka hits them nicely.
Sayonara Namida (acoustic version) 5/5
There’s not that much of a difference between this and the original accept that this version is a lot slower. The instrumental is about the same, except in this version, the piano seems more prominent. Not much of a difference, but this version is pretty nice to listen to.
Kikkawa wa YOU! (acoustic version) 5/5
Kikka must really like this song, this is the second time that it has been changed in some way. I really like this. The song is, of course slowed down. I never thought a song like this could become a ballad since it’s so upbeat. Kikka sounds really nice here.
Overall, this is not my favorite album from her. One for YOU! was way better because it had a lot of good songs. This album had too many auto tune-like singles and b-sides, that the new songs got overshadowed! I loved the new songs a lot, but some of the other songs ruin the album for me.