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ZEROMANCER: "ZZYZX"       +    Zeromancer "Famous last Words"  www.zeromancer.com 

12/09/2003

1 TEENAGE RECOIL
2 HOLLYWOOD
3 FAMOUS LAST WORDS
4 EROTIC SAINTS
5 IDIOT MUSIC
6 STOP THE NOISE
7 FEED YOU WITH A KISS
8 LAMP HALO
9 MOSQUITO COIL
10 BLOOD MUSIC
Alex Mųklebust - Vocals                         
Kim Ljung - Bass, Vocals
Erik Ljunggren - Programming
Chris Schleyer - Guitars
Noralf Ronthi - Drums

 

   

The evolution of this band can't be reported only in this review.....Zeromancer are the example of a new metal era! One of the best band I've listened to  in these latest years...
In this new album Zeromancer have been able to create different kind of songs, in which they show all their ability, not only concerning the melodies and the structure'song but also about the proper care in order  to create a personal sound that in this album it has became an unmistakable mark!!!!
They could be appreciated both from old Duran Duran fans, and from all those who appreciate introspective music into modern metal!!!!! There's nothing to say about the production and the arrangements ...They're at the top!
"Teenage Recoil" is the first electro-metal song that show all their passion for the synth-metal!!!!!!!!!The voice is perfect, and the refrain is full of intensity ...I notice the proper care for the rhytmics parts!!!!It's a such perfect song!
"Hollywood" is another heart-attack song!!!!!The melody of this song is fantastic!!!!Alex sings in a pefect way, and I notice a powerful guitar riff !!!!!
The third song is "Famous last Words"...and it's very strange this song for being a Zeromancer song!The begin of this song seems a mixture between "With or without you" ...(famous U2 song) and "Butterfly on a wheel" (by THE MISSION), a dreaming atmosphere..that could be perfect for a romantic evening with your partner!!!The refrain shows the sweetness of this band.....and I have to say that Alex is a very good singer!!!He shows a perfect intonation and he takes care about the right interpretation with a voice full of intensity and passion!!!
"Erotic Saints" is an another good song that shows the maturity of the band! Another song very far from synth-metal.....It makes me dream in a romantic and deep atmosphere!!!Concerning guitar sound , this song reminds me of Smashing Pumpkins...(do you remember them?????). I notice the proper care concerning the arrangements...They use a lot of keyboards effects in order to give more emphasis......
"Idiot music" is a typical Zeromancer song!!!!Another fantastic guitar riff into a fantastic refrain.....another perfect example of nu-emotional-metal!!!!!!The guitar sound is perfect!
"Stop the Noise" is another powerful synth-metal song ...but its refrain is nearer to nu-metal bands...a  good song but comparing it with the others...it doesn' get the same charme!
"Feed you with a Kiss"is the next song.....!!!!!Dark, emotional, alternative....metal..synth-pop!!!!!May you mix all these kind of music together????Zeromancer have been able to create another masterpiece .....there are no words to describe this perfect song!
"Lamp Halo" is a deep song in which I notice the sadness of the refrain that is sung with passion and intensity!
"Mosquito Coil" begins with a very particular dramatic intro ...in this song I notice that in the strophe, the singer is very "near" to Simon LeBon!!!!!The song is another good composition ....another successful refrain!!!
"Blood music" closes this album  with a typical Zeromancer melody that seems nearer to the old compositions!
ONLY A PEREMPTORY ORDER    :BUY OR DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Rating: 9.5/10  
 
Salvo  Russo    
 
 
    ZEROMANCER: "Famous last Words"   
tracklist:
1 FAMOUS LAST WORDS
2 NEW MADONNA
3 GONE TO YOUR HEAD

 

I don't get used  to make reviews about Singles...but I have to admit that the two bonus-tracks included in this single are two jewels , and this single represent one of the best purchase you can do!!!!
Like I mentioned in the review above "Famous last Words" represents their new way to compuse ballads!!!!I"New Madonna" get a dark charme that could be loved both from all THE CURE fans and from all dark fans ... It gets the unmistakable ZEROMANCER mark!!!!!..."Gone to your Head"is a dark-dancefloor song!!!!!!!!WHAT A FANTASTIC SONG!!!!!It begins with a synth-intro, and it gets a very deep emphasis , Alex shows his ability into a cold atmosphere but rich of deepness!!!!
I shouldn't give a rating for a single......but it is worthy of it!
RATING: 10/10
 
Salvo  Russo    
 

written by  Salvo Russo

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