PERFUME – CLINGING ON

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cling1With the exception of those living under a rock recently, it’s clear that J-Pop superstars PERFUME have been quite busy recently with song releases and tour plans.

‘Cling Cling’, which offers up Perfume’s 25th single release (20th on a major label), is a slow burner of a song that takes a few spins to work its magic. There’s a crisp, percussive quality to ‘Cling Cling’, enhanced by electronic melodies and captivating key changes. On first listen, the song suggests more of a Kyary Pamyu Pamyu influence, but as Yasutaka Nakata is once again on songwriting and production duties, some crossover elements were bound to come into play at some point. More inside>>