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Best songs of Yasutaka Nakata per project

Curated by none other than ya girl Hurrican. because y'all know what time it is.
1Capsule (JPN)
Sugarless GiRL


Starry Sky

This has been a super close tie almost with the title track, Music Controller, Retro Memory and More More More. This is a fantastic slice of Indie-Rock influenced, hard hitting House music with a great use of Synthfunk-tones, unusual bass-warbling, a big anthemic chorus and a guitar solo as a post-chorus that is SO GOOD they actually use it twice. Great stuff, super catchy and one hell of a ride.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA37DbXmx9E
2Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
Nandacollection


Saigo No Icecream

probably a weird choice, but Nakata just uses Kyarys innocent charm in the most effective way here. Channeled through glimmering synths that are playing a surprisingly subdued and more melancholic chordprogression, this song is pure rage about not getting to have the last strawberry icecream and kinda threatening the person who got it. It's a more subdued affair for Kyary, it's well structured and the chorus is a definite sleeper. Definitely an underrated gem in her discography.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5tfdf3f8FI
3Perfume
JPN


Nee

This is where Nakatas talent in vocal-chopping and expanding melodies really comes through, and more efficiently than in that one song on Control. The way he interweaves the three voices in the fragments on the post-chorus, making way into a super relaxed but tense verse is nothing short of amazing, and when he expands the chorus in the next repetition into one of the most satisfying high notes I have ever heard in a pop-song ever, you know you can just go right with this one. Also has a strangely unsettling dark, glitchy bassline underneath the glittery fun.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbeGeXgjh9Q
4Meg
Beam


OK

This is definitely an unexpected choice given how unspectacular this song is in it's standard electro-pop production, but come on, these are straight up some of the best melodies ever recorded. Every element of this song is just wonderfully catchy, there is not a single unmemorable second in here. The fact that the lyrics, i think, from what I can gather, talk about an affair with lots of complicated feelings and a deep sense of longing for more also gives it a surprisingly dire tone, which is executed wonderfully in a dancing your tears away kind of manner. One of the top 10 best popsongs ever written, in my opinion.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4Gm7gnSXAQ
5Ami Suzuki
Supreme Show


Super Music Maker

I actually hate this project and finding a decent song on here was hard work, but the slightly more prominent funk-grooves on here kinda won me over. Still, better stay away from this. Yuck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8ouXqXWoTI
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