美しい人 || A Beautiful Woman

美しい人 utsukushii hito A Beautiful Woman Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Ranko Arranged by: Paprika Album: Youkai Back Alley (あやかし横丁) 【Official Site】 Circle: BUTAOTOME (豚乙女) Event: C93 Original Theme: Green-Eyed Jealousy [緑眼のジェラシー] 【Visit Tiramisu Cowboy for everything BUTAOTOME!】 Requested by: Vespere In this song, every instance of ‘you’ (anata) uses the feminine form 貴女. That’s why the title is translated here as… Continue reading 美しい人 || A Beautiful Woman

ひとかけら || A Fragment

ひとかけら hitokakera A Fragment Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Ranko Arranged by: Paprika Album: Youkai Back Alley (あやかし横丁) 【Official Site】 Circle: BUTAOTOME (豚乙女) Event: C93 Original Theme: The Lost Emotion [亡失のエモーション] 【Visit Tiramisu Cowboy for everything BUTAOTOME!】 What a great way to end the album. I really enjoy Paprika’s more ambient vocal arrangements, and they form such a good contrast to Comp’s… Continue reading ひとかけら || A Fragment

他人の顔 || A Stranger’s Face

他人の顔 tanin no kao A Stranger’s Face Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Ranko Arranged by: Comp Album: Youkai Back Alley (あやかし横丁) 【Official Site】 Circle: BUTAOTOME (豚乙女) Event: C93 Original Theme: Plain Asia [プレインエイジア] 【Visit Tiramisu Cowboy for everything BUTAOTOME!】 鏡に映る他人の顔 なぜ 惨めになるのか 似合わぬ紅を引いても あの人に見せられず kagami ni utsuru tanin no kao naze mijime ni naru no ka niawanu beni wo hiitemo ano hito… Continue reading 他人の顔 || A Stranger’s Face

誰にも言えないブルース || Unspoken Blues

誰にも言えないブルース dare nimo ienai buruusu Unspoken Blues Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Comp Arranged by: Comp Album: Youkai Back Alley (あやかし横丁) 【Official Site】 Circle: BUTAOTOME (豚乙女) Event: C93 Original Theme: Tomboyish Girl in Love [おてんば恋娘] 【Visit Tiramisu Cowboy for everything BUTAOTOME!】 A literal translation of the title would be ‘Blues That I Can’t Tell Anyone About,’ but I chose ‘Unspoken Blues’ because… Continue reading 誰にも言えないブルース || Unspoken Blues

隠然 || Hidden

隠然 inzen Hidden Vocals: Ranko Lyrics: Comp Arranged by: Comp Album: Youkai Back Alley (あやかし横丁) 【Official Site】 Circle: BUTAOTOME (豚乙女) Event: C93 Original Theme: The Concealed Four Seasons [秘匿されたフォーシーズンズ] 【Visit Tiramisu Cowboy for everything BUTAOTOME!】 For me, BUTAOTOME ended 2017 with a bang. I like this album because each track fits as part of a greater whole. Even the rearrangements… Continue reading 隠然 || Hidden