Morning Musume-Pyoko Pyoko Ultra preview

A radio rip for Morning Musume’s 48th single Pyoko Pyoko Ultra has recently been released. This single is Morning Musume’s first single without Ai-chan, when Risa as the leader, and the debut of the 10th gen.

With that being said I was very anxious to see what kind of song this would be since it’s a completely new Morning Musume. I was expecting a lot from this single, and I am honestly upset that the song didn’t really live up to my high expectations. The song isn’t terrible, but it could have been a lot better. The song is still childish like I wanted it to be, be it’s not fun or overly energetic like I wanted. The song sounds like a B-side. And there isn’t a hook or really anything catchy about it. It it completely impossible to tell the difference between the verse and chorus. I also don’t like all of Tsunku’s background voices. And there seems to be another random deep voice in there. It sounds like the voice from C-ute’s LaLaLa Shiawase no Uta or S/mileage’s Koi Booing Buu. Unless both of those voices were Tsunku, but it honestly don’t think they were. I do understand that the song has to be simple because 3/4 of Morning Musume are unskilled new members, who can’t really handle a bigger song. But 9th gens debut was still energetic. They could have done the same thing for the 10th gen. Where Risa and Reina would have just taken the high notes this time.
And I would love to comment on the line distribution, but I can’t 100% tell who is singing when. I can hear that Reina, Risa, Sayumi, and Riho have solos. But beyond that I can’t really tell. I think I also hear Zukki but I can’t make out the 10th gens voices at all yet. But it sounds like there are at least 2 10th gen members with solo lines. I think it’s Ayumi and Haruna. Because Masaki’s and Haruka’s voices are very distinctive that I would right off the bat tell it was them. Unless Haruna doesn’t always sing with her “husky” voice.

5 thoughts on “Morning Musume-Pyoko Pyoko Ultra preview”

  1. I’m glad I’m not the only one who couldn’t tell the difference between the verses and the chorus! I was like “ok here comes the catchy chorus!!…………………………….. wat” xD

    I’m very disappointed with this song, it lacks energy D: and the outfits that only look good on Sayumi and maybe Haruka.

    1. Lol. No, you definitely aren’t. That’s pretty much what I was doing the entire preview. And then the chorus hits and it’s just yay yay pyoko pyoko jan. Seriously? :/
      It does! It seems so empty. It seems like they tried to make it energetic, but just completely failed at it. The outfits are terrible! I think Tsunku tweeted that there will be another outfit. I so hope there is. The outfits look good on Sayumi, Zukki, Riho, and Mizuki to me. Everyone else looks so awkward. Lol.

    1. They really are. I’m sure after a single or 2 I’ll know who is who though. That’s all it took for the 9th gen.

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