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AIN'T AFRAID TO DIE

Dir En Grey

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moolikeachick
4 stars Okay, before I start this, I should say that I haven't heard the two remixes on this single, but since no one has reviewed it, I thought I might as well.

Basically, this is one of the best Dir en Grey songs ever. EVER. From all the albums/singles put together. First off, the translations are beautiful, talking about death in the ways of colors and such. When that pause comes up the first time you listen to it, you right away think "No way! That can't be the end!" And then there's that nice little guitar thing and the better half of the song begins to play. The voices singing in the background (they sound like children to me) are just the perfect touch. And when Kyo hits that perfect high note...it leaves any listener in awe. I suggest that you turn this song up as high as possible and just sit an listen. I got so addicted that I just listen to that song over and over agian.

All in all, I'm giving it a 4 because I haven't heard all of it. But I'm sure remixes of such a good song will still be good.

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Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2005 | Review Permalink
5 stars I agree with you Angela B, Ain't afraid to die is one of the most beautiful songs I know about. The remixes are spiffy, in the "Ain't afraid to die Irresistible Mix" you can hear Kyo's powerfull voice more clearly (I don't really remember if it was really the Irresistible Mix...but ah well XD)

You guys need to watch this one live... it's beautiful.

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Posted Thursday, November 10, 2005 | Review Permalink
5 stars the first time when I listened it, I cried. The melody and lyric is so sad. It likes when people are hopeless and ready to die, they are not fear of death. this song make the image of death like the beautiful think, as the light in the end of dark hole as in the MV. In this music video; all of them have scars on their necks means they are all die. Anyway, if you listen this song, please see the music video at the same time. It's so melancholy and beautiful.
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Posted Sunday, April 16, 2006 | Review Permalink
5 stars Ain't Afraid to Die was the second Dir En Grey song I ever heard, and shortly after I watched the absolutley beautiful music video to go along with it. I was addicted to the song and soon after the band.

Although the newer materail / most of their stuff is heavy and fast metal, this is probrably their most beautiful ballad and song in general. It absolutley screams for attention and all fans of music in general should hear it and understand why it is so great.

During the near end of the song when the fading in and out of the seeming childrens choir is echoing the lyrics of Kyo, it is just stunning and left me totally engrossed.

Cannot reccomend enough!!

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Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2006 | Review Permalink

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