Review | QUELL “Double Shooting Stars”

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QUELL pushes the envelope to deliver another memorable performance in this RE:START series.

Title: SQ QUELL RE:START series vol.6 QUELL
Label: Tsukipro/Movic
Release date: 26/04/2019
Genre: Acoustic pop-rock

Tracklist:

1- Double Shooting Stars 
2- Double Shooting Stars -off vocal-

Track analysis:

1 – Double Shooting Stars

QUELL are back with a new entry in the RE:START series, the 2nd one as a group. The group’s sound continues to morph and upgrade with each entry. Double Shooting Stars is a sweet, warm song that embraces acoustic elements and pop while not forgetting their trademark ethereal touch of electronica.

Acoustic guitars, delicate piano and strings melodies are at the core of this unique song. The verses progress smoothly, riding on that acoustic and warm sound, bringing electronica to the mix – even if just some touches instead of a very noticeable part – in the chorus sections.

As of late, QUELL have been betting on an acoustic sound and it has fared well with the quartet. Acoustic elements and minimalistic electronica make up for a groovy, feel good mix.

On the vocal we can start by mentioning that the complete final section of Double Shooting Stars is filled with the group’s latest polished strength (since Heaven’s Door), the harmonies.

There is so much going on in there, so much quality on the vocal end that one can’t stop being mesmerized by this talented group.

There is no specific person that really stood out in this song, it was a collective effort, one that once again reinforces our stance that this is one unique and exciting group to anticipate music from.

QUELL continue their streak of great, wholesome and unique songs in the RE:START series. Quality on both ends makes this release unforgettable.

SQ QUELL [RE:START] Series (6) is available for purchase at CDJAPAN.

SQ QUELL [RE:START] SERIES / Shu Izumi (Shunsuke Takeuchi), Eichi Horimiya (Kotaro Nishiyama), Issei Kuga (Shugo Nakamura), Ichiru Kuga (Sho Nogami)
Shu Izumi (Shunsuke Takeuchi), Eichi Horimiya (Kotaro Nishiyama), Issei Kuga (Shugo Nakamura), Ichiru Kuga (Sho Nogami)

REVIEW OVERVIEW

Double Shooting Stars

SUMMARY

QUELL continue their streak of great, wholesome and unique songs in the RE:START series. Quality on both ends makes this release unforgettable.
Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder, content creator, and music reviewer. Basically, the only person managing everything at The Hand That Feeds HQ. Stumbling upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" in 2011 was the start of this journey. If music is thought-provoking or deep, you may find her writing almost essays (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). She's the producer and host of the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).

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QUELL continue their streak of great, wholesome and unique songs in the RE:START series. Quality on both ends makes this release unforgettable.Review | QUELL "Double Shooting Stars"