Format: Digital, CD, Vinyl.
Background/Info: After having released their two first albums on Tapete Records, at the end of 2022, Swedish formation A Projection released their second album on Metropolis Records.
Content: A Projection remains strongly influenced by good-old 80s New-Wave music although this album also appears to be a new start. While previous works were mainly driven by guitar, “In A Different Light” features a clear and mainly electronic sound. Effects, arrangements, deep bass lines, melody lines, drums and production of the vocals are bringing us back to the 80s.
+ + + : One could say A Projection is just one of the numerous 80s emulations I think this band also has a true 80s spirit. It comes through in nearly every little detail. They carefully listened to 80s productions and I immediately thought of bands like Alphaville and Camouflage. “Paris Stockholm” and “Regenerate” both are true contemporary Wave-Pop jewels.
– – – : The work is rather different than its predecessor; the influences are still 100% 80s like but it all sounds different.
Conclusion: “In A Different” sounds as a cool flashback.
Best songs: “Paris Stockholm”, “Regenerate”, “Careless”, “Anywhere”, “Confession”.
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