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flag Sweden - Full Moon 114 - 01/14/06

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Roo EP
Yellow Mica

My Enemy have crafted a nice, electro-poppy EP with Roo. Opener "My Time Coming" is catchy and singer Helena Jäderberg has a slightly less twee voice than I was expecting. Well sorry, but so many indie singers worship at the temple of Nina Persson of Cardigans and her cute voice. "Khreis" continues and is a harmony-heavy almost disco song. "Catch one word" is a celestial, odd song. Jäderberg sounds distant and the backing is reminiscent of The Knife's first album.

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Vapen och Godis

The "Khreis" single has one remix of the title song and three of "My Time Coming". I like the shoegazer remix of the latter song. It sounds truly otherworldy and is pleasant to hear. A neat cover of Kim Wilde's "Cambodia" is a nice bonus. It's nostalgic but also contemporary. I quite like this band, but feel like recommending the EP over the single. It's a stronger whole and makes for a great introduction to the band. They are really worth getting into and I hope their debut album will be out soon.

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