According to many sites including this blog and this forum Morning Musume are going to release a new single on February 11th. Also coming early next year are a C-ute album on January 28th and Kusumi’s 6th solo single on February 4th. But it’s the Musume single that’s exciting me. Another single? So soon after an album? It’ll be called Naichau Kamo so it’s a brand new track rather than being another cover version from their latest album. Great news. Now I just hope it’s good. Personally I don’t care if it’s a ballad or a pop song or a jazz ,funk, hip hop and punk fusion as long as it’s good. I do like Resonant Blue but at the same time I think we have to head back to Kanashimi Twilight and Egao Yes Nude times to find their last really good singles. Still time will tell. In the past year we’ve had the excellent Cinderella\Complex from High-King, some great Buono singles, a brilliant Biyuden farewell single and some catchy stuff from the Berryz and C-ute girls. Surely we can have a great Morning Musume single now? The talent is all there but is the direction? I bloody hope so. Come on February 11th!