Riho is allowed to have an off night. It's not like she sounds like this all the time or even most of the time. She's fine.
Posted 11 February 2014 - 04:23 AM
Riho sounded like she always does to me. It's no secret she sucks at high notes.
Posted 11 February 2014 - 02:51 PM
Her technique is just bad and she is always going to sound strained until she changes the way she actually sings. But I say this all the time.
Sakura on the other hand KILLED that performance.
Posted 11 February 2014 - 06:47 PM
Well, I know it's beating a dead horse, but if she didn't sing so many high, solo lines, she wouldn't be as strained. It can show in live performances, especially ones that are back to back. Everyone is allowed to have a day off, of course.
Posted 11 February 2014 - 09:39 PM
Second week sold 7890. Still neck to neck with Wagamama which sold 5k less the first week but had a second week of 12k.
Posted 12 February 2014 - 06:31 PM
I'm laughing and cringing at the same time because it's true. Her fans (myself) don't care at all how she sings. Even with others in the group, I could pick her voice out as my most favorite, just because it is hers. Stupid, some of you might say, but that is how my biased brain works. There are days when she doesn't sound as good as usual, but even on those days when she's screeching into her microphone I'd love to hear her kill a solo to death, over Sakura or Ai. (I dream so badly of a solo album)
Ok, out of fangirl mode. Sorry, but I felt like it needed to be said from someone who is as obsessed as I am.
Agreed, this is a conversation as old as the hills now. I'm backing back out of it.
Posted 12 February 2014 - 08:16 PM
To each their own of course. For me it just hurts to hear as a trained singer. But even when Risako used to SHOUT SING I loved her voice, I knew it wasn't great, but found it endearing. I prefer it now of course...
Posted 12 February 2014 - 09:21 PM
Posted 19 February 2014 - 01:45 AM
3rd week update
weekly rank #40
By the time it stops charting, it'll probably be just a bit over 160k.