Review | SOARA “Gonna Be Alright”

SOARA

SOARA crank up the excitement levels for TSUKIPRO the animation 2. Matured performances + exciting instrumental are the band’s greeting card.

Title: Gonna Be Alright
Label: Tsukipro/Movic 
Release date: 23/04/2021 (digital) / 09/07/2021 (physical)
Genre: Pop/Rock

Tracklist:

1 - Gonna Be Alright
2 - Gonna Be Alright -off vocal-

Track analysis:

1 – Gonna Be Alright

Overdriven guitar riffs, a thunderous bassline and upbeat drums lead the way for “Gonna Be Alright”.

The verses are fast paced with the bassline and organ melodies shine quite a lot and that’s because this song has quite the interesting mixing.

As if you’re on the stage alongside the band, the drums are behind you on the right, the organ is in the back to your left as the bass and guitars are close to you to left and right, respectively. And to complete this awesome soundscape is Toshiyuki Toyonaga in front of you leading the way on rhythmic guitar.

The chorus is addictive, never missing a bit of its excitement while guitars and drums power their way through it.

The vocals are overflowing energy, bringing a lot of excitement to the table. I even dare say that most of the excitement in this song is derived from the powerful performance by SOARA’s members.

Top marks and quite the exciting comeback for this group after a couple of months away from the spotlight.


This is going to be featured as 1 of the 4 opening themes for TSUKIPRO the animation 2, anime set to premiere in July 2021.


Gonna Be Alright is available for pre-order at CDJAPAN.

REVIEW OVERVIEW
Gonna Be Alright
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder and music reviewer writing about Japanese music since 2010. Also, the only person managing everything The Hand That Feeds HQ related. In 2011, I stumbled upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus". Since then I have been writing about male seiyuu music. You may find me writing almost essays whenever music is really good (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). I also host the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).

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