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Red Sleeping Beauty with Cristina Quesada – Mi Amor

Red Sleeping Beauty have reworked their 2016 single Mi Amor with Spanish pop singer Cristina Quesada on vocals. It’s not the first collaboration between the two having previously worked on last summer’s Chicas De Madrid single. On this version the synths sound lower and deeper whilst Quesada’s amazing varied vocal style, which range from the … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty – New York City Girls

Red Sleeping Beauty have had a great 2019 what with the Stockholm album and all the singles & mixes taken from it. For their final (I presume!) release of 2019 they lift yet another track from said album in the shape of a new and edited version of New York City Girls. The track has … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty and Cristina Quesada – Chicas De Madrid / Love At Third Sight

Chicas De Madrid sees Swedish indie/synth pop legends Red Sleeping Beauty join forces with Elefant’s Spanish Pineapple Princess Cristina Quesada. It’s written by Niklas Angergård of the former whilst the latter applies her voice. It’s a rework of New York City Girls from Red Sleeping Beauty’s recent Stockholm album. It’s a slow paced synth pop … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty – Tonight EP

Red Sleeping Beauty lift Tonight as a single (are there any more tracks left on Stockholm?) and it’s another example of a pleasing pop track with joint vocals and synths that echo throughout. Mind you second track Someone Somewhere should have been the single. It’s melodies are as catchy as a dose of the catchiest … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three from Matinee Recordings

Just as it says on the front of the tin this weeks pack of three features three releases from Matinee Recordings. My darling YOU! – Thanks For Letting Me Stay Thanks For Letting Me Stay is a track that appeared on the Sorry EP originally released on Luxury Records back in 2011. It’s also now … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty – We Are Magic (Morning Light Version)

We Are Magic is the latest single to be lifted from Red Sleeping Beauty s recent album Stockholm. In its original form We Are Magic is a fine dance-floor friendly synthpop track but here, in it’s remixed form, it takes off and flies. Sounding like it’s been heavily inspired by Saint Etienne, the track is … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty – California

California is the latest single to be lifted from the current Stockholm long player and appears in three forms. The single itself starts in a sedate, folkish mood before synth pop beats kick in drawing comparisons to The Pet Shop Boys.  Norwegian singer/songwriter Dylan Mondegreen then supplies this take on the longing and yearning Ikkje … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty – The Swedish Winter

The Swedish Winter is the lead single to be taken from the forthcoming album Stockholm by Red Sleeping Beauty. It’s a full on synth pop affair that can spark comparisons to the likes of O.M.D, The Pet Shop Boys and Saint Etienne. And it’s rather good! The Swedish Winter can be purchased digitally from the … Continue reading

Various Artists – The Official Matinée World Cup EP

With the football, soccer if you prefer, World Cup kicking off next week Matinee Recordings have released a World Cup EP featuring five songs from five artists from countries partaking in this years tournament. Australia’s Last Leaves give us some jangle pop complete with cheering crowds whilst Spain’s The Royal Landscaping Society song harks back … Continue reading

Red Sleeping Beauty – Mi Amor

Mi Amor is the second single since their comeback by Swedish indiepop legends Red Sleeping Beauty. It’s a fine piece of synthpop sung in both English and Spanish. An album, entitled Kristina, will be released later this year. The band will also be making their first live appearance in 19 years at this years Madrid … Continue reading

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