Another quick set of songs, all from this year.
Recycle - MINT Mate Box (2017)
Super neat instrumentation in this song. The beat's a lot of fun, and the bass riff is a great throughline for the song. The vocals aren't overly impressive from a technical standpoint, but there's an enthusiastic energy to them I really enjoy, especially when they transition from the verses into the chorus.
Someday We'll Know - FAKY (2017)
A pleasantly mellow, EDMish pop track from FAKY. The vocals are nicely thoughtful and subtle during the verses and climb in intensity (just slightly) during the catchy chorus. The production is a bit plain and repetitive, but it manages to work due to the song's simplistic nature.
Tokyo Girls' Style tracks always have fantastically layered production, and Water Lily is no exception to that rule. The sound rarely stays the same for more than a single verse and neatly glides between subdued to intense. The vocals are particularly noteworthy too for their superb harmonization and skillful flow.