The Top Ten Best Songs by FANTASTICS
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The Top Ten Best Songs by FANTASTICS

As the brightest and most pop-informed act in Exile Tribe, Fantastics were always going to appeal to me. But over the years, they’ve gone on to become one my favorite groups of any genre. Because of this, I want to take some time to run down my favorite singles from their career so far. If … Continue reading

Song Review: Exile – Paradox
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Song Review: Exile – Paradox

Whenever Exile drops a new single, it feels like we’ve reached the final boss level. With more focus on the various Jr. Exile groups, their releases are less frequent than in years past. But, Exile is still the pillar of the whole enterprise, pulling in performers from various units to create a powerhouse squad. To … Continue reading

Song Review: Exile Atsushi x Koda Kumi – Osaka Tokyo
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Song Review: Exile Atsushi x Koda Kumi – Osaka Tokyo

Exile’s iconic vocalist Atsushi is celebrating his 40th birthday with the impending release of a new album – his first in nearly seven years. Pre-release single Osaka Tokyo (オーサカトーキョー) stands as another milestone, recorded with fellow J-pop veteran Koda Kumi. The duo last collaborated way back in 2006, making this song a long-awaited reunion. As … Continue reading