Recently I have been listening to this Japanese CD from the early 2000s:
I bought it from a used CD store when I was in Japan last year.
The song that made me notice Mr Children was Kurumi . Back then I was guessing that the song was written to someone called Kurumi, as this word is being mentioned several times during the song. In my early 20s I felt that it was cute that a couple of old guys decided that they wanted to resurrect their band and play again in the pursue of an old dream. In my late 20s when I watched the video again, it hit me like lightning bolt and I started to understand what the song was about. Continue reading “Mr Children – Immerse in the melancholy”