With the help of a Twitter colleague who shares a similar obsession with this song, I bought one of the last two remaining advanced orders for the mini album of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, aka Moshimoshi Harajuku, aka the PonPonPon Girl! Oh dear!

My brain has become a lovely ooze

From the item's description page on CDJapan.co.jp, a shopping internet website that sells Japaneses compact discs that may or may not contain music specifically:

Mini album release from Kyary Pamyu Pamyu produced by Yasutaka Nakata (capsule). Features six electro pop tracks. Limited edition includes a photo book.

I have to admit, this is only my second time buying a JPop album; JPop of course being a portmondeau of Japan and Pop, which I believe refers to some sort of non-alcholoic beverage. My first JPop album was a character CD from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya that mysteriously dissipated in our move from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, never to be seen again. I suspect one of the packers was an SOS-Brigade fan, or they just thought Haruhi was hot. Maybe, it's naught but speculation at this point.

My brain hurts

With regards to this specific album, three quick thoughts.


  2. The album comes with six tracks, not just the one or two? Firstly, English speaking singers (or English singing speakers?) should learn to be as generous as this dashingly insane woman and release more content on their singles too. To be fair though, this is a mini album, not a single, therefore rendering everything in this point completely moot.

  3. I want a cheese hat!

  4. Will the photo book contain… wait, hold that thought. This comes with a photo book!!!

  5. Will aforementioned photo book contain even more crazy antics than what we’ve already seen in her music video, or will it provide more detail? Could my mind deal with either of them!?

  6. With the CD and subsequent ripping at full quality into my iTunes playlist, will this song rank amongst those special tunes so dear to my heart? The Bird is The Word? This is The Tale of Alan A’Dale? I think I’m going to Katmandu? [sic]

Well, that was clearly more than three thoughts.

I should be taking delivery of this package at some point in mid August. To say I can't wait is the understatement of the… hey look at all that bread!