Records I Like

Witterings from an old indie kid

宇宙ネコ子 – Kimi No Youni Ikiretara

Kimi No Youni Ikiretara seems to be the debut release from Japanese band 宇宙ネコ子 (Space Cat according to Google or is it Universe Nekoko when translated?) and features seven songs that shift from shoegaze, fuzzy pop and indiepop.

With the band being female fronted it’s hard not to suggest bands such as Strawberry Story or Melys as pointers in the band’s sound. Song titles such as Like A Raspberry also suggest a fondness for 1980s UK indie and a certain West Country record label.

Of the seven songs here it’s hard to pick a favourite. However, the fuzzy opener Virgin Suicides and the dream pop explosion of (I’m) Waiting For The Sun are currently on heavy rotation. Additionally, the score like Film and the experimental Flowers suggest the band does not suffer from any constraints musically and they are willing to cross boundaries. A very impressive debut.

Kimi No Youni Ikiretara is available digitally on a pay what you want basis from here.

One comment on “宇宙ネコ子 – Kimi No Youni Ikiretara

  1. Pingback: The Records I Like Mix July 2019 | Records I Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Information

This entry was posted on May 17, 2019 by in Dream Pop, Dreampop, indiepop, Jangle Pop, Shoegaze and tagged , , .
Follow Records I Like on WordPress.com

Past Sounds

%d bloggers like this: