E-Girls "E.G. Time"

Music / CD Reviews | LISTENING POST Jan 20, 2015

E-Girls "E.G. Time"

by Patrick St. Michel

Idol group E-Girls have a knack for covers. On last year's "Colorful Pop," they opened with a song borrowing the main synthesizer line from Yellow Magic Orchestra's "Rydeen" before later transforming Japanese disco tunes and Bananarama singles into tightly crafted blasts of electro-pop. It ...

E-Girls "Colorful Pop"

Music / CD Reviews Apr 15, 2014

E-Girls "Colorful Pop"

by Patrick ST. Michel

E-Girls are a 28-member-strong idol pop collective constructed by Avex. The "E" stands for "Exile," as in this is the female version of greased-up R&B doofs Exile. The songwriters and producers making the songs on their second album, "Colorful Pop," boast backgrounds making mediocre tracks ...