Wow, has it been … several days! Yeah, I’m late to this party. Sue me. It’s Diamondollfy, who, along with the rest of their Blue Forest compatriots, don’t ever seem to quite connect with you all. And that’s fine. For Diamondollfy, though, it means missing out on some pretty enjoyable tracks, like for instance from their second single:
I have extolled the surprising, sneaks-up-on-you loudness of Diamondollfy in the past — indeed, at least in my experience, they’re the most reliably rock in the family — but this may be the first time that I’ve seen them so explicitly calling out that one essential rock-sound element. You know, a band. That they are a band. Which they aren’t, but it’s still one of those key visual things that tells a particular story about you and what you want a– I’ll stop belaboring something that you probably get.
I also really want to call out the level of individual members’ edition madness going on with this single (scroll down a bit). There are five members; of course there are five versions. More to the point, there are four songs on the single, all of which I think we’ve experienced in the past in one way or another, save for this one song, which is on the E version (for Michelle, who just so happened to have helped to write it).
If you happen to be in Japan now or when it happens, you may want to check out Diamondollfy’s big-ass one-man next month, which I think is kind of the point of releasing a single that’s really a bunch of other previously released/performed material 30-odd days ahead of time.