Solitude In Apathy – Solitude In Apathy (EP – Solitude In Apathy)

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Genre/Influences: Goth-rock, shoegaze, dream-pop.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: This self-released and self-titled work also is the debut production from the Italian trio Solitude In Apathy.

Content: This EP features 4 tracks, which are starting with a rather classical mixture of goth- and dark-rock music. It’s a classical composition featuring drums, guitar and bass guitar. The female vocalist injects some passion to the work. Both last cuts are a little bit different for exploring shoegaze paths and dream-pop. The songs are now getting darker while the vocals have something shimmering.

+ + + : There’s an interesting progression in the tracklist especially when Solitude In Apathy are getting more into shoegaze and dream-pop. It creates an intimate sphere and because of the dreamy sensation I can imagine these songs being featured as soundtrack. “Ocean” is a cool apotheosis for this debut work.

– – – : Both debut songs (cf. “Dreaming In Silence” and “Nothing Lasts Forever”) can’t totally convince. I think this band has more potential digging into shoegaze and dream-pop.

Conclusion: This is an honest and eclectic debut from a band revealing some potential.

Best songs: “Ocean”, “The Other”.

Rate: (7).


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