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Prayer Answered: Kamisama Club’s “Onegai Temple”

Always open to more squiggly electro-pop units entering the Japanese indie music fray, and thankfully the Tokyo duo Kamisama Club bring their best with the bouncy “Onegai Temple.” The pair craft a fidgety backdrop — one that opens quite serenely, with chimes and a few electronic warbles, but soon bursts into a synth-charged skip featuring a few samples of kids cheering and vocal raspberries — that is just right for their style of singing, somewhere between celebratory and optimistic. Great example of indie-level electro-pop from a group to keep an eye on. Listen above.