Review: Houkiboshi by Shay of JaME
Review date: 08.28.2006
Author : Shay
The fact of being Japan’s second best-selling act of all time comes as no surprise after listening to Mr. Children. Enduring a nearly 20-year career, the pop/rock band has released countless hit singles. Their latest, Houkiboshi, is no exception.
In the three songs featured on the Houkiboshi single, Mr. Children follows the formula that has lead them to such success and continues down that path of rock-laden pop gold. There is even more to be had though. Mr. Children introduces some new touches to give Houkiboshi a rather sharp edge that satisfies long-time fans and casual listeners alike. >>>For full article please click here.
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