Asian Kung-Fu Generation – 迷子犬と雨のビート Review

akfgAsian Kung-Fu Generation was one of the early Japanese rock bands that I listened to when I started. Lately, as I focus more on Korean music, I stopped listening to them but found this EP released this year.

The band has always been one for evolving their sound, but I can’t agree with the first song, 迷子犬と雨のビート, which features horns and a much more Jpop sound surrounding their rock. It becomes a little worrying that the band has lost some of their spark because the song is overly simplistic for their abilities.

Thankfully, 雨上がりの希望 is Asian Kung-Fu Generation proper and lets me know that the band still can create complex songs.

With only two songs, the single/EP isn’t much but it’s still good to know that they’re still making music.