Soma Saito releases short music video for “carpool”

A snippet of the music video for Soma Saito‘s new song, “carpool“, included in the upcoming 2nd full-length “in bloom” is out.

in bloom is going to be released on 23/12/2020, available in regular, CD + DVD and CD + PHOTOBOOK.

The cover art is the following for each edition:

CD + Photobook

Soma Saito is the lyricist and composer for all songs in this release.

Saito also shares his first arrangement credit in BOOKMARK alongside rapper, J.

For this album, Saito counts with the help of Morishi from Awesome City Club on guitar, ESME MORI in arrangement, J in rap, and many more awesome musicians.

The tracklist is the following:

1 - carpool
2 - シュレディンガー・ガール
3 - Vampire Weekend 
4 - キッチン
5 - ペトリコール
6 - Summerholic!
7 - パレット
9 - カナリア 
10 - いさな 
11 - 最後の花火 

The short version of the music video for “carpool” is out.

The contents for each edition are the following:

  • Regular: CD only
  • CD + DVD: CD + DVD (Petrichor, Summerholic!, Palette and carpool music videos included) + polaroid card
  • CD + PHOTOBOOK: CD + 36-page photobook

The bonuses included with first-press editions of in bloom are the following per store:

Animate Japan
Sony Music Shop
Aniplex + / Toranoana / 7net shopping / HMV Japan / Rakuten Books / Animega
Sony Music Store (B2 poster)

A serial code is going to be included with all first-press editions of in bloom.

Entering that serial code in the given website (will be specified in that paper that comes inside the booklet) will make you eligible to win one of the various prizes available. You will have to enter that serial code until December 27, 2020 to be eligible to win.

For reference, the prizes available are:

  • 3 Soma Saito autographed in bloom original canvas art
  • 20 Soma Saito autographed in bloom original Shikishi

A total of 23 people, out of those participating in the lottery, will get to win an item signed by Soma Saito.

On another note: 

Soma Saito recently wrapped up the in bloom digital single series including Petrichor, Summerholic! and Palette.

He recently announced a collaboration with apparel brand, glamb and is featured on the main cover of Seiyuu Grandprix’s December 2020 issue.

A reminder that any information tweeted on Soma Saito‘s artist twitter account is only about his solo artist career. For other information please refer to his official work blog – HERE.

in bloom is available for pre-order at CDJAPAN.

SOURCE: Soma Saito Official artist website

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Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silva
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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