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Croona – Memento Mori (CD Album – Infacted Recordings)

By Nov 13,2018

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Genre/Influences: Electro-pop, dark-pop.

Background/Info: And here’s the debut album of (Fredrik) Croona. “Memento More” features 12 songs. Among the tracklist you’ll discover the album version of a few cuts released on the EP. I however have to say that the title track of the EP “My Sweet Revenge” ‘-(featuring Avarice In Audio) is not on the album tracklist.

Content: There’s no real significant difference between Fredrik Croona and Croona. I rather should speak about an evolution in sound, this album sounding harder and now and then even empowered by guitar. From melodic passages towards pure pop-rage, this album is quite diversified.

+ + + : I can only but admit that Croona has an accomplished a significant work. The songs are well-crafted and often carried by strong choruses. The dark format of this electro-pop production is not that new, but the power and rage running throughout the songs isn’t exactly something we’ve been familiar with. There’re several noticeable cuts featured at this album and even a great instrumental one (cf. “Ashes From The Past”), which has something future-pop like.

– – – : Electro-pop purists will probably banish this work, which has nothing in common with the traditional ‘happy’ and ‘feel-good’ music. Speaking for myself I think this album is just missing ‘the’ absolute hit!

Conclusion: Croona is somewhere in between different genres or a perfect fusion between styles you don’t exactly expect to get mixed together. This is a noticeable work.

Best songs: “Bleed For Me feat. Jimmy Bergmann”, “The Day I Died”, “Mine”, “It’s Over”, “Regret”.

Rate: (7½).

Artist: www.facebook.com/croonaf

Label: www.infactedrecordings.de / www.facebook.com/pages/InfactedRecordings/124099254321690



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