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C.N. Blue- The Way

2010年 6月 26日

Laid back and chill. Nice. But I don’t like the “1st single” part because this is actually their fourth release in Japan o_O

I was so excited to review this single. I’m usually pretty skeptical of new bands, but I was totally impressed with C.N. Blue. First, The Way ~One Way~ is an edgy rock song that combines great guitar riffs and rapping. This song is in English, so non-Japanese speakers can understand what they’re singing.

I can’t decide if I like The Way part 2~Ready N Go~ or ~Eclipse~ more because they’re both so good. The guitar work in this song reminds me of an AKFG song but, the MC and cheering crowds in the beginning make it stand out. For some reason I love the lyrics of this song:

Hey babe It’s rainy day
I can see the road in the rain
I have long sword
Makes me stronger

I’m not weak man
I will go to the world
I don’t need any more word
I seem to have set a trend

Last is a ballad, The Way part 3 ~eclipse~ begins with a soft, acoustic melody, but gradually picks up energy. This is the only song on the single that employs any kind of Japanese (which sounds pretty good still). It isn’t until the first chorus that we get some serious action. My favorite part of this song was the sweet guitar solo (comparable to those in the few ballads of Nightmare) in the middle of the song. Plus the lyrics are really sweet.

Overall: I can’t wait to review the rest of their songs!

Rating: 10/10

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4 comments

  1. I never like when artists label a single as “1st single” or whatever number it is.


  2. Ahaha “1st single”. Though it actually is their first single, their past three releases were 2 minialbums and one album.

    My favorite was The Way Part 2 ~Ready N Go~ and then The Way ~One Time~. I wish they’d provided instrumentals for all the songs though :/

    Which release are you going to do next? Bluelove? Bluetory? or one of their other Japanese releases?


    • Blutory is next! I think I’m going to alternate Japanese and Korean.

      Yeah it’s just that “first single” makes it sound like a debut xD


      • sweet 🙂 I’ll probably miss it because I have to go off on a week-long trip though :/

        aha… I see.



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