If you like Thomas Öberg's funny and somewhat cryptic lyrics in Swedish, have a fetish for Kraftwerk and cool synthesizer sounds, you will like this band. It feels redundant to talk about the lyrics – although the rendition of Canned Heat's "Going up the Country" as "Jag har aldrig bott vid en landsväg" is hilarious. To say that Thomas Öberg continues with the same subject matter as in bob hund isn't a lie. And it feels good to see him back on track after his experiments in English in Bergman Rock.
The music is nice; often low-key, sometimes shimmeringly brilliant, and at other times quite bland and it blends somewhat too much into the background. Think Robert Johnson and Punchdrunk's new "Whup the Dog…" (reviewed here), but with less kraut and surf rock and more Kraftwerk and Suicide and you will get the picture.
This CD is recommended for people who like odd new thinking old school electronica and who love Swedish. Either the sound or the language, or who actually understand it. Good, but not great.
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