Genre/Influences: Wave-Pop, Electro-Wave.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: “Together Alone” is the third official album by Italian formation Iamnoone. The work is directly inspired by the psychological consequences of the pandemic and lock-down; how difficult it feels to get back in touch and interact with others.
Content: This work sounds a bit different to previous releases. It’s still driven by good-old 80s elements but the global production now moves into a darker approach of Wave-Pop. The songs are sweet although dark and sometimes into melancholia. The very last song is an alternative version of the song originally featured on the previous album.
+ + + : Iamnoone don’t repeat themselves and that’s very appreciable. I also like the evolution towards a more personal kind of Electro Wave-Pop style. I especially recommend the 3 last cuts of the album which are beautiful songs driven by sweet vocals.
– – – : Despite of the band’s evolution in sound I’m still missing potential hits. It sounds entertaining but a bit flat.
Conclusion: I think there’s more potential hiding inside this band than what came out.
Best songs: “The Broken Spell”, “Falling On My Knees”, “Rain – Ta Version”, “Together Alone”.
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