Genre/Influences: Electro-Pop, Future-Pop.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: Kim Lunner is a Norwegian Electro artist who’s already been busy for more than ten years. “This Is Me” is his first album for which he got the help of Thomas Hansen (Supercraft) and Richard Bjorklund. They assisted Kim Lunner in the production of the work.
Content: “This Is Me” will appeal for all lovers of Electro/Future-Pop music. The songs are somewhere in between, switching from sweet parts to more danceable cuts. The work is supported with a dense melancholic layer.
+ + + : “This Is Me” sounds like a mature production. The songs are well-crafted and especially the more danceable cuts are worthy of examination. “Just For A Second” is a beautiful song, which progressively moves into danceable rhythms while there also is a cold, mysterious and yet sensual mood supporting the track. Another attention grabber is the instrumental “Inferno” on, which Kim Lunner reveals a Future-Pop approach. The true melancholia emerges at “Another Day” and “Alone”, which both reveal the writing skills of this artist.
– – – : “This Is Me” features 10 songs, but the last one unfortunately sounds as an antithesis to the rest of the album.
Conclusion: I can’t say that this band is setting the world alight, but “This Is Me” is a fully entertaining and accomplished production.
Best songs: “Alone”, “Another Day”, “Just For A Second”, “Inferno”.