The vocalization is controlled and tends to a higher range. The music polished like that of any band that knows their way around a studio. However, overall the album sounds, well do I dare say it, homogenous? The first five songs go by without much difference in between. The second half of the album offers a bit of a change of pace. “We Can Wait” offered keyboards joining the pop rock sound. The following track, “Sonrisa,” seems a bit out of place with what sounds like a blend of something out of the surf rock of the ‘60s complete with whistle and an almost Western rhythm to the guitar. “When I’m Gone” follows and seems to jump decades; like something out of the a-ha ‘80s with its keyboard riffs. (Yes, I am referencing the Norwegian pop band from that decade here.) “Forgive” offers the listener a melodic rock song at its best with the lyric and music well suited to one another and an upbeat tune that allows multiple sounds to play and bubble about. Overall, this album is made to soothe, not move the listener.
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