Here is a live version of Puffy's new song Puffypipoyama.
Not a great live performance, but given the nature of Puffypipoyama itself that does not really bother me. Some songs, even great ones, do not translate well live. The band being there to faux play along is even more rediculous than normal "live" Japanese TV show performances.
After watching the PV itself, it is fairly entertaining on a visual level. Puffypipoyama is not good, at best it is derivative of Datsu Dystopia. If an album of songs like either are on the docket for Puffy's next release it really makes me question the direction Puffy is taking.
Is Puffy trying to win new fans by changing their sound?
Is Puffy following a trend in the Japanese music scene?
The just following orders from the distributor?
Valid questions... but of course there are probably no good answers.
That said, Puffypipoyama is better than Wake Up, Make Up, which I realize is a low bar.