Amanda Mair

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Listened to this with high hopes, because Doubt is an amazing song, and although it doesn't quite reach the same heights as that, this is a really good listen. She's got such a great voice, so direct and delicate. If anything it reminds me of a cross between El Perro Del Mar's first and most recent albums: heartbroken and sad with as much of a 60s girl-group vibe as a modern pop one.

It's kinda scary to think she's only 16 because she sounds a lot older and stronger, but she also seems a bit more thoughtful and considered lyrically. This is far better than Lykke Li, and I say that as a fan.

(all that said, the "smell me and tell me/kiss me and spoon me" part on Skinnarviksberget is definite o_0 moment)

boxedjoy, Friday, 17 February 2012 23:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

I love 'Doubt', recommend me some more

kinder, Friday, 17 February 2012 23:04 (2 years ago) Permalink

The album's big pop moment.

This one reminds me of Studio a bit.

boxedjoy, Friday, 17 February 2012 23:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

"Doubt" is one of my most-played songs of 2012 so far, and I sure like what I've heard of the album so far.

A. Begrand, Friday, 17 February 2012 23:19 (2 years ago) Permalink

Didn't realize the album was already here. I've liked "Doubt" for several months.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 18 February 2012 03:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

The production on here is often really great, but she sings like a well-trained kid imo. I don't know if that's a dealbreaker yet, but there's no oomph to her voice.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 18 February 2012 15:10 (2 years ago) Permalink

It's kinda scary to think she's only 16

OH, HAHA! Well that explains that then.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 18 February 2012 15:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

I wish more people were more excited by this album, I know it's not going to change the world or anything but it really does seem like a triumph of sorts.

boxedjoy, Wednesday, 7 March 2012 00:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

I adore it. "House" is heartbreakingly gorgeous.

dorsalstop, Wednesday, 7 March 2012 01:06 (2 years ago) Permalink


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