Guess what? I definitely wasn’t ready for what BiS was going to look like sans the Progenitor of Progenitors (Pour Lui, you goofs), nor for a whole mess of other things, and definitely not at 7:00 a.m. But hey, the “WHOLE LOTTA LOVE” MV has arrived and, aside from confirming that is has nothing to do with Zeppelin, it threw me for a whole writhing cascade of loops:
WHOLE LOTTA LOVE
BiS’s Farewell to Pour Lui Is Available for Free
It’s time to start to say goodbye, apparently. BiS has placed both tracks from their re-major debut and final single with their founder, the grandest dame of them all and likely part of the string-pulling machinery at WACK, Pour Lui, out into the world for completely free listens:
3/7(水)発売の「WHOLE LOTTA LOVE/DiPROMiSE」の音源を公開します!!
「WHOLE LOTTA LOVE」は、アヤを含めた新体制のBiS6人、「DiPROMiSE」はプー、サキを含めた現体制のBiS7人で歌唱してます!!
— BiS−新生アイドル研究会-オフィシャル (@BiSidol) February 1, 2018
Let’s listen to it! Continue reading
Pour One Out for Her; The GOAT Finally Retires
I’d go ahead and blame Kerrie here, but the poor child has been so inundated with graduations lately that I don’t want to pile on and, in fact, this is the kind of development that does in fact suck but at least has the right reasons behind it. And we get to see if the greatest conspiracy of all is more true than we ever could have reckoned!
— オトトイ (@ototoy_info) January 6, 2018
Natalie.mu has the in-depth goods, too. The very short version: With the major label release of “WHOLE LOTTA LOVE” (yes), she realized that she doesn’t need BiS and BiS doesn’t need her, and it’s time to move on. And so, at the tour final (March 4), when Saki and Aya’s trade was set to be reversed anyway, Lui will graduate. Continue reading