The Concretes - The Concretes
Written by Nicholas Jennings    PDF Print E-mail

The Concretes - The ConcretesSweden’s latest export is not another frenetic garage band, but a sumptuous pop act. Originally a girl group, the Concretes have grown into an octet with such guest members as Swedish soccer star Nicolai Dunger. Although tracks like “Diana Ross” and “You Can’t Hurry Love” (not the Supremes’ classic) suggest a devotion to breezy Motown, the band’s tastes mostly run to dreamy, romantic numbers like “Lovin’ Kind” and the exquisite “Warm Night,” which takes the listener on a giddy carnival roundabout ride.




Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
 

Reviews

News image

Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2

2013 | Administrator | Sunday, 6 October 2013

It’s been quite a year for JT: his triumphant performance at the Grammys, critical acclaim for The 20/20 Experience and the ecstatic reception for him and the rest of ’NSync...

News image

Various artists - Son of Rogues Gallery

2013 | Administrator | Thursday, 21 February 2013

While on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, star Johnny Depp cooked up a plan to release an album of old pirate songs and sea chanteys....

News image

Leona Lewis - Christmas, With Love

2013 | Administrator | Monday, 6 January 2014

With her four-octave range and taste for emotive r&b, it’s easy to see why Lewis became known as England’s Mariah Carey. The 28-year-old star rose to fame in 2006, after...

News image

Nile Rodgers- Chic & Beyond

2014 | Administrator | Monday, 19 May 2014

Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” was only the tip of the iceberg. As this compilation shows, Rodgers' had a hand in hits for over three decades. From Chic’s “Le Freak” and...

Features

News image

k.d. lang - Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee

2013 | Administrator | Monday, 22 April 2013

She arrived like a chinook in the dead of winter. When k.d. lang first blew out of Alberta in the mid-1980s, her look, personality and...

News image

Kobo Town

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Drew Gonsalves laughs about how he had to leave Trinidad to discover the rich calypso tradition of his birthplace. As a teenager, he was far...

News image

Hey Rosetta! - Literary songwriting worth yelling about

2012 | Administrator | Sunday, 4 March 2012

Tim Baker has a problem. As frontman for Newfoundland’s Hey Rosetta!, one of Canada’s fastest-rising, hardest-working bands, he is touring for nine months of the...

News image

The Sadies

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Dallas and Travis Good have worked with Neil Young, author Margaret Atwood, Randy Bachman, Buffy Sainte-Marie and actor Gordon Pinsent. But it was another Canadian...