We’re navigating between rock and blues today with three beauties freshly out of the presses and an unexpected catch-up. Here’s everything we love about them in three little reviews. Flashes.
NEON – RED HERRING
Canadian band Red Herring is back with a kind of dark six-songs EP, Neon. Rock music seems to construct and deconstruct itself as the tracks go by. With the angsty, eerie and strong atmosphere coming from some songs (The Brain Song), we feel like inside a classic horror film. Only Julia gives a moment to take a deep breath, fairy-like and nostalgic that sensibly touches us to our core. And overall, we really enjoy getting into this strange universe and its complex composition.
YOU CAN FIND YOUR WAY – FRANCK & DAMIEN
Duet Franck & Damien are offering us our musical crush of the week with their album You Can Find Your Way, that we’re ultimately catching up. Blues music is getting in the centre of our living room with their guitars, their slides, and their harmonies. We get carried with the bubbly Devil’s Daughter, as we are with the melancholic Lonely Boy. Breath makes us smile, Dear Father makes us cry. It’s the duet’s strength. Everything is well balanced, emotionally and musically, as it’s sincere and universal. We’re following them with ease in their warm and intricate world. A true gem.
DE LÀ – CLARYS
Rock songs and strange atmosphere, Clarys stays true to herself with De Là, her new album. Just at the crossroads with soul, rock and trip-hop, Clarys enchants us all. A bit dark sometimes, we were afraid to listen to a musical transcript of the month of November, a bit depressing. It goes well beyond this. A listen to La tempête, Le désert and Santiago shows us how different her morose stories can be, without crushing us down. It’s not a party album, but its depths are to be listened to urgently.
Now Playing :
Julia – Red Herring
The Light – Franck & Damien
Je me fais – Clarys