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Kasumi

Dir en grey

1200yen
(1320yen Tax incl. in Japan)
Points You Earn 3% (36p)
Release Date April 23, 2003
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Product Details

Catalog No.SFCD-17
JAN/ISBN 4529123000170
Product Type CD
Number of Discs 1
Label/DistributorSony Music Distribution

Description

The title track is a chic song with beautiful melodies and sweet harmonies. Also includes "Fukai" that features a dark sound with memorable guitar licks. "umbrella [live version]" was recorded on January 11, 2003 at Yokohama Arena.
Special Feature / Bonus Track: in CD-Extra format

Description in Japanese

かすみ / Dir en grey

脳裏に染み込むメロディ重視な最新作は哀愁漂うシックなナンバー。奇麗なメロディでいて異様な雰囲気が新しい世界観を作り出している楽曲で、優しさに包まれるようなボーカルとハーモニーが叙情的。c/wには「腐海」が遂に音源化。全体的にはダークながら印象に残るギターや陰と陽を織り交ぜた詩の世界が印象的。「umbrella[LIVE]」は、2003.1.11に横浜アリーナでのライブ音源。ライブバンドとして定着しつつある彼らの原寸大のパワーが伺える筈。TBS系テレビ番組でのタイアップ予定。連動キャンペーン応募券封入。
CD-EXTRA(横浜アリーナの模様が垣間見れる)

Translate Description

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    Tracklisting

    1
    Kasumi
    かすみ
    2
    Fukai
    腐海
    3
    Umbrella (Live)
    umbrella[LIVE]

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      Customer Reviews

      Brilliant 5

      I simply adore the artwork of this single! As for the title song, it's, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful Dir en grey songs ever with touching lyrics, great melody and a perfect vocal part by Kyo. "Fukai" adds a darker tune, and a live performance of "Umbrella" completes the set in a more cheerful manner. An example of Dir en grey's pre-TMoaB works, definitely a worthy pick for a fan :)

      LITHUANIA
      Dark and epic sound... 5

      KASUMI has been a favourite of mine ever since the first time I heard it. I love the heavy guitars and Kyo's amazing vocals. Every second of this beautiful song is a pleasure listening to. This song also show very clearly the dark and epic sound of VULGAR. Another thing that makes this single release such a stand out is the excellent B-side FUKAI which was omitted from the VULGAR album. Very similar in the way of having heavy guitars, a steady rhythm and really powerful vocals from Kyo, it's definitely one amazing song from start to finish! And I just have to comment on this ignorant talk that FUKAI never was released on VULGAR because no one would've bought the single after the album's release. Newsflash! The single was released before VULGAR as they always do and if a B-side is required, then I guess no one bought the Child prey and DRAIN AWAY aingles as well then? The additional live track of umbrella is really good too and makes this one of Dir en grey's best single releases. All from a great single track to an excellent B-side to a nice live track, it's definitely a keeper!

      GERMANY
      One of their BEST 5

      Well, first off, Kasumi is a beautiful song and I love it. But more importantly... FUKAI. This song is to die for. The music, the vocals, the image, the emotion. You can really feel it. This song is amazing. I could listen to it on repeat for hours. I probably have. And it's got different lyrics from the live version.

      UNITED STATES
      Kasumi 5

      There's only one reason to buy this single, and that would be Fukai. Alot of people thought Fukai should have been on Vulgar. However, if that had been the case who would buy this single after the album's release? This is one of the few singles with longevity. It should also be noted that Fukai is just plain better than kasumi and most of the songs on vulgar.

      UNITED STATES

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