Music Geek Track of the Day: ‘Kira Kira Killer’ by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
By Matt Grosinger on July 7, 2014
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, the queen of kawaii, has finally released a new track in the lead up to her forthcoming album Pika Pika Fantajin, which will drop July 29. “きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ – きらきらキラー” or “Kira Kira Killer” ー is a supremely bouyant and peppy song, the kind of fare we’ve come to expect from Pamyu Pamyu, but the visuals are interestingly toned down (Yeah I know right? But compared to the exploding neon of “Pon Pon Pon” this is relatively sane) with its geometrical black and white color schemes.
That is not to say the music video is boring, though. After I shared this song with our editor-in-chief, Brian Walton, he instantly and astutely pointed out, “This looks like a James Bond intro if someone was on many, many drugs.” He’s definitely not wrong. Watch below as Kyary Pamyu Pamyu gets pooped out by a giant virtual snake, masters the hoverboard from Back To The Future Part II, and dances around with an army of clones. What? Yup.
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