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Tasogare no Etude

Tasogare no etude – Onishi Yuka

In my short (though as rapacious as i can manage [i can manage pretty well]) time with 80’s/early 90’s Japanese pop, this is probably my favourite song i’ve come across. One of the most beautiful things i have ever heard. I don’t know if i can be trusted to ever give an objective measure of beauty. I’m usually wrong with consensusly held notions of it. I don’t get things. But i get this. I think this is one of the best songs ever to have happened.

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Tasogare No Etude

Tasogare no etude – Onishi Yuka

One thing i like about 80’s Japanese pop is how melancholy the songs can be, without being ballads, or ballads as that word has come to indicate. Sad, sad, morose songs of longing and despondence. It definitely seems in a tradition, going back those Meiko Kaji sang in her films, and probably further. This my favourite song i’ve come across so far in this music, which for the moment only seems to be from Onyanko Club members or Sukeban Deka actresses. Yuka was a Sukeban Deka actress, in the third season.

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