Thursday, December 3, 2009

Favorite Gundam 00 Songs

Favorite Gundam 00 Songs

I have to say that I can't help but hum two songs in the Gundam 00 soundtrack because of the catchiness of the tune. I think its because having been a fan of the "grunge" bands of Seattle during the early nineties with their style of rock, I'm naturally predisposed to that type of music.

The two songs that I'm suffering Last Song Syndrome from are "Ash Like Snow" by Brilliant Green and "Unlimited Sky" by Tommy heavenly6. Both songs are sung by the same person, Tomoko Kawase. Tomoko Kawase is the lead singer of Brilliant Green, while in her solo act she assumes the Tommy heavenly6 persona.

Here's a video I found at youtube of Ash Like Snow being performed by Brilliant Green from the first season of Gundam 00. Dig the Akira like motorcycle that Tomoko Kawase is riding in the video.

While here is a video of Tomoko Kawase as Tommy Heavenly6 singing Unlimited Sky that can be heard at the second season of Gundam 00. I guess you could say that this was the theme song of Allelujah Haptism and Marie Parfacy, since it was played during the time they first got reunited in Season 2.

Of course I couldn't help looking at a live version of Ash Like Snow because I wanted to see if it was indeed Tomoko's natural voice that was singing and not a digitally enhanced one.

The contradiction found in the songs seems to appeal to me. The contradiction being that such a soft and gentle voice is giving life and meaning to a music rife with heavy electric guitar.... yeah whatever... hehehe