by Salvo Russo
01. Crimson Ground
03. Waiting In The Wings
04. Crystal Ball
05. Bad Love
06. Beautiful Mistake
08. Free Fall
10. Broken Mirror
11. Born In Fire
date September 13th in Luxembourg and Finland and October 10th
the rest of the world.
Rodesch – Vocals
Brever – Guitars
Soppelsa – Guitars
May – Bass
Stein – Drums
Rock goes to Gothic with Metal character.
This band is a
great surprise for me! They come from Luxemburg and in my opinion, they are
one of the best band heard in this year! The ability to blend great sound
with amazing melodies is their secret!
Julie’s voice is so perfect…great tunes and a velvet timbre create a
special feeling into every song ; it’s pure energy mixed to melancholic
moods, in effect, I can’t exactly label the kind of music they
play, but believe me…it’s useless! Turn on the stereo and pump up the
volume, and let yourself be charmed by this album…
Modern rock goes to Gothic but not only…some pop sensations and …why
not, Metal character!
If a famous artist wrote some of these songs, we would have said …it’s a
What makes the difference comparing this band to the average quality of the
most band lately heard by me, is
the search of the groove; they take care of every little details for what
concern the sound; great
arrangement supported by a fair production that could have been even
better…but I am sure that their talent will not remain unnoticed!
Let’s talk about the sound; They are influenced by some 80’s bands like
All About Eve and all that kind of pop-rock influenced by dark and gothic!
As I said before the sound may be described as Modern rock, I notice the
perfect use of electronic loops mixed to powerful but almost never heavy
They represent the point of convergence between all those who likes bands
like Evanescence and those who loves classic pop-rock emotional artists, but
I’m sure that they’ll seduce also Melodic metal fans!
It’s difficult to find poor songs…but we can surely underline tracks
like “Pathways” ; it seems the perfect mix between ELISA(Italian pop
rock singer) and EVANESCENCE!!!Melancholic sounds mixed to the warm in which
Julie shows to be second to none!
Listening to “Broken Mirrors”, it seems like something revived from the
past modernized! There is a trace of wave rock that reminds me of Italian
THE SHIVER; Another great shot is “Free Fall” ! This song is destined to
be single thanks to its fantastic melody that is the proof that they work a
lot to make great melodies and not only a great sound! The refrain is a rock
“Crystal ball” is pure emotion that comes down in the veins, in which I
cannot but be amazed by Julie who is becoming one of my favorite singer
“Silence” reminds me of early Delain, and it’s another great track! I
want still underline the charm of “Mute” that seems to mix pop-rock and
gothic in a very amazing way; this melody is unique!
There’s space also for the most heavy song that closes this album, it
calls “Intoxicated”…I could define it like a velvet whisper of metal
!velvet whisper of metal !
What can I say more? It’s a super band with super ideas…they deserve
Review by Salvo Russo