Poppin’Party dropped their 16th single Photograph last Wednesday (January 6) which has gone on to reach No. 1 on Oricon’s Weekly Single Rankings for the week of January 18. Poppin’Party is a fictional all-female band part of the BanG Dream! media franchise.
The song follows the success of the band’s 15th single, Initial/Yume o Uchinuku Shunkan ni! which was released on January 20, 2020 and also made it to No. 1 on the same charts. This positions Poppin’Party as having two number one singles.
Photograph is a bright song with a hint of melancholy, featuring solo parts by each of the band members whose individual sections follow each of their memories, as if capturing snapshots of their own personal experiences like a photograph. The single is coupled with the song Aketara Dream!, a pop track with a call-and-response section.
The Blu-ray Edition of the single includes episodes 1-13 of the mini anime series BanG Dream! Karupa☆Piko ~Omori~and a full-size lyric video of the title track.
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Poppin’Party 16th Single – “Photograph”
Released: January 6, 2021
Regular Edition: ¥1,400 (Before Tax)
Blu-ray Edition: ¥4,400 (Before Tax)
Official Website: https://bang-dream.com/