Can I just say that Rainbow (as well as many other groups disbanded due to lack of recognition) deserved much better? I never knew until this solo release how good of a vocalist Jisook was.
I think I need to talk more about her digital single here. Hence why I’m writing this post.
Jisook (ex-Rainbow) – Umbrella digital single
Release date: May 22, 2018
01. A : Grim Diary (Prequel)
02. 우산이 없어 (Umbrella)
03. 에델바이스 (Edelweiss)
Okay, confession. I don’t know Rainbow’s music well. The only song I have on my playlist is Black Swan, and I haven’t had the chance to check out their other songs. I know Jisook as a blogger, and that fact kinda didn’t give me any idea that she was actually main vocalist of Rainbow. Which makes me discovering this song even more pleasant.
I don’t know why, maybe it’s because it’s my personal gloomy period, but I’m more into mellow songs than upbeat stuff, and so Edelweiss is a lovely addition to my list of favorite songs of this season. Also the lyrics are hitting straight into my feelings, and probably that’s the main reason why I feel so attracted to this release. It’s melancholic and sad, somewhat desperately hopeful – something that I used to feel 2-3 years ago. And I really like Jisook’s voice, it’s sweet, and thus adds that extra bitterness to the song. Overall, loved it very much.
Title track – 10/10
MV – 10/10