フォリ・ア・ドゥ | Folie à deux

The things reflected in my mirror
The things reflected in your mirror

Title: フォリ・ア・ドゥ
Romaji: Folie à deux
Length: 22:02
Catalog number: Hihu-sicks-1112
Release date: 21/02/2015 (Kyoukai kara mieta Keshiki -Musubu- – part of the “Touhou Goudou Saiji 3” event)

Cover characters: Renko Usami, Merry Hearn


BUTAOTOME’s second album with exclusively songs about the Hifuu Club. It has the same structure as the previous one (Kouseki Radio), with 4 vocal tracks framed by 3 instrumentals. However, it has a classical/orchestral sound, and it’s centered around letters.
A complementary novel written by Ranko was sold as event-exclusive good. The title is 手紙の形をした夢 (Tegami no katachi wo shita yume, which means “A dream in the shape of a letter”) and it’s a letter from Merry to Renko.

The album title is in French and it means “shared psychosis”, “the theatric of two” or (more literally) “a madness shared by two”. It’s a psychiatric syndrome in which symptoms of a delusional belief and hallucinations are transmitted from one individual to another.“ (Wikipedia)

Tracklist

  1. サナトリウムのための前奏曲 | Sanatorium no Tame no Zensoukyoku – 2:35
    overture for the sanatorium
    – Original: Midori no Sanatorium
  2. 檻の中で見る夢 | Ori no Naka de Miru Yume – 3:36
    – Original: Kurumaisu no Mirai Uchuu
  3. 残された星 | Nokosareta Hoshi – 3:20
    – Original: Getsumen Tour e Youkoso
  4. 行けるところまで行き、然るべき場所で死ね | Ikeru tokoro made Iki, Shikarubeki Basho de Shine – 2:24
    go where you want, die where you must [based on a French proverb]
    – Original: Yoru ga Oritekuru ~ Evening Star
  5. 君の中で見る夢 | Kimi no Naka de Miru Yume – 4:08
    – Original: 53 Minutes no Aoi Umi
  6. 涙閉じ込めた空 | Namida Tojikometa Sora – 3:44
    – Original: Trojan Gun no Mitsurin
    – Originally released on EX-Eientei’s Senshuuraku
  7. サナトリウムのための本当の前奏曲 | Sanatorium no Tame no Hontou no Zensoukyoku – 2:11
    true overture for the sanatorium
    – Original: Midori no Sanatorium

While Namida Tojikometa Sora has the subtitle “Folie a deux mix” in this album, it doesn’t have any difference at all with its original version.

Staff

  • Ranko – Vocals (tr. 2, 3, 5, 6), Lyrics (tr. 2, 5)
  • Comp – Arrangement (all tracks), Lyrics (tr. 3, 6), Bass, Guitar, Mix, Mastering
  • Paprika – Arrangement (tr. 4), Piano
  • Ranko no Ane – Illustrations, Design
  • Original works by ZUN

Special thanks

  • Kiku Ichimonji (1569 + EX-Eientei)
  • cava (cavynet)

Buy it
Physical: BOOTH | Melonbooks
Digital: BOOTH | iTunes | Google Play

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