Kategorie: CD-Reviews | Genre: Singer-Songwriter | Heft: Jahrgang 2014, eclipsed Nr. 165 / 11-2014 | VÖ-Jahr: 2014 | Wertung: 6/10 | Label: Cherry Red | Autor: AT

With her third album the former propaganda singer Claudia moves bridges between the most different moods of the singer-songwriter genre with slightly modern elements, which can mainly be attached to the discreet computer beats. A good example of this is her version of Nick Drake's "Day Is Done", which interprets bridges with an elegiac note instead of simply replaying it and underpinning them with a simple rhythm. A turn to modern British folk ("Moon Song"), a slightly rocked track ("Letting Go"), restrained singer-songwriter ("Sweet Sound Vision"), a touch of Americana ("Nothing Good Is Ever Easy") and even a song with a touch of Britrock ("Walk Right In") stand for nice ideas, but sometimes they lack dynamics. If the musician would alternate more (and possibly hire a drummer) in terms of the emotional twists and the volume of the individual parts, she could gain in urgency. So the whole thing as a whole splashes too insignificantly along.

Top track: Sweet Sound Vision

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