Genre/Influences: Electro-pop, dance-pop.
Background/Info: The song “Hope” is taken from Psy’Aviah’s latest album “Soul searching”. This work released late 2019 by Yves Schelpe and featuring numerous guest singers probably was the best full length ever released by the project. “Hope” featuring Addie Nicole was not exactly my favorite song from the album. It has been featured as different edits while there’s also an exclusive song featured.
Content: The basis of “Hope” is a mix between electro-pop, trip-pop and dance music. It has something of ‘Delerium made in Belgium’. The songs featured 3 remixes by the Israel based KGProject. They bring us a “Radio”-, “Club”- and “Dub” edit. The main characteristic is that these versions have been seriously uplifted into harder dance projects. Last, but not least the exclusive song “Rain In The City” featuring Lis van den Akker sounds more like a mysterious, wafting song.
+ + + : Psy’Aviah moves back into dance and that’s for sure an aspect club- and dance lovers gone like. The songs –bit especially the remixes by KGProject, have something ultra dance and trance-minded. If you’re not afraid of more ‘commercial’ tricks and tunes, this is for sure something you gone like. My favorite version is the “Club Remix”.
– – – : I think the “Dub Version” is the wrong title for the last remix -as it doesn’t sound dub at all. I personally prefer the songs I heard on “Soul Searcher”, which had something intelligent and mature while this EP is something completely different and only suited for the dancefloor. In the end that’s also the goal of EP’s…
Conclusion: “Hope” is a song with a message while the music is just ‘dance’. I think this EP is meant for a different audience than the album.
Best songs: “Hope – KGProject Club Remix”.