Nylon Pink FFX-2 Cover “Total Disaster”

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Ersatz K-pop band Nylon Pink’s recently released cover of Final Fantasy X-2’s intro song “Real Emotion” has been attracting opprobrium from Final Fantasy diehards for blaspheming against a beloved classic – an unsurprising outcome considering the quality of most American interpretations of Japanese content – or alternatively, the hostile reception it inevitably faces from fans…

The song in question (Nylon Pink‘s description of themselves as the “only all-Asian American female band in the United States” supplying all the background anyone could wish for):

The English version:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F78Ac8XQw9k

The Japanese version:

Fans can likely look forward to it replacing the intro for a new social game remake of the classic, with the way things are going at Square Enix of late…

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