Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Pikapika Fantajin


3.5
great

Review

by Robert Lowe CONTRIBUTOR (87 Reviews)
July 23rd, 2014 | 80 replies | 1,564 views


Release Date: 07/09/2014 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Too much of a good thing

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's fourth release in four years Pikapika Fantajin has the sensational pop star rattling albums off like a japanese version of The Smiths, but quantity does not always equal quality as Kyary's last two records show a glaring inconsistency in quality. Like Nandacollection, Pikapika Fantajin consists of top notch singles rounded off by uninspired deep cuts that range from tolerable ("Family Party," "Sungoi Aura," "Explorer") to borderline unbearable ("Koi Koi Koi," "Serious Hitomi"). The six or so sing-along/dance friendly top notch J-pop songs however are strong enough to warrant replaying Pikapika Fantajin all summer long, as long as you're willing to skip tracks somewhat often.



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gosk8n
July 23rd 2014



1031 Comments


woah

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SnakeDelilah
July 23rd 2014



5374 Comments


three sentences damn

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July 23rd 2014



11818 Comments


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Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2014



4766 Comments


You think there would be more to say about an artist named Kyary Pamyu Pamyu but damn.

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sixdegrees
July 23rd 2014



16777 Comments


lol

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Hovse
July 23rd 2014



584 Comments


Too much of a Review thing

Tyrael
July 23rd 2014



20728 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

too concise

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2014



49788 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

There's a new anti troll measure that didn't let me post this cuz it was too short so I had to spam some white text

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Tyrael
July 23rd 2014



20728 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

robert

you disappoint me

treeqt.
July 23rd 2014



9025 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

ayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

Judio!
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2014



4766 Comments


At least it's longer than the review for Shark Sandwich.

Greyvy
July 23rd 2014



4055 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

album was not good as I was hoping, the singles are cool though

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sixdegrees
July 23rd 2014



16777 Comments


sounds like a repeat of nandacollection then

Greyvy
July 23rd 2014



4055 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

truu

deathschool
July 23rd 2014



6163 Comments


You don't always have to write a novel, man.

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JohnnyOnTheSpot
July 23rd 2014



103 Comments


Reads more like a 2.5-3. Idk how an album rife with skippable tracks is still rated 'great'

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2014



49788 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Because the six good songs are all 4-4.5 worthy

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
July 23rd 2014



49788 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"sounds like a repeat of nandacollection then"

Yeah that's why the review is so short because I basically said all that needs to be said in my Nanda collection review

Rhyme
July 23rd 2014



946 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

cool

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Greyvy
July 23rd 2014



4055 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

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