Thursday, January 27, 2011

Erik Hassle unites with Kent for "Mariefred Sessions"


Breaking news! The most beloved rock-group of Sweden Kent decided to collaborate with latest biggest breakthrough Erik Hassle.
When this Summer Kent finished their tour in support of latest album creative activity of frontman Jocke Berg was still on fire but as Kent needed some pause decision was to start working with some other artist and as Jocke really loved Erik's voice he contacted him and after approval from Erik's side they also invited Kent's bassist Martin Sköld and started recording in Martin's studio in Mariefred so "Mariefred Sessions" has become title of new recorded songs collection.
"Mariefred Sessions" that will see the light on March 23rd will include 6 new songs - "Sometimes When It Rains (Give Me Your Love)", "I´m Not an Island", "Stay Away", "Stains", "Arrows" and "Are You Leaving" that will be released as new Erik's single.
You can already check how it sounds in video below! As timer goes in reverse count check pieces of "Are You Leaving" at 7.22 and 4.49 and 0.26. Song perfectly mixes music of both Erik and Kent - it's touching melody-line in verse that you can expect from Erik but much more in aggressive dynamic electro-sound than's more usual for latest Kent's records and in chorus tune goes completely in Kent's style and Erik's vocal fits it 100%. Common impression? Smells like one of this year's best songs with tonnes of sales records and awards in the end of year. Check yourself!

4 коммент.:

Paul said...

it's not really what i was expecting from erik next but i think that's part of the reason i like him. he always surprises and goes where his musical heart takes him. i look forward to the album...

Damian said...

It's pity that you're disappointed Paul but I think it'll grow on you, I think whole version will be very strong.

Laura (EuropeCrazy) said...

Can't wait to hear the full version. I love Kent's last album, and Erik is such a great artist, and by the sound of the clips it sounds like a perfect combination.

Damian said...

I knew that you couldn't underestimate union of Kent and Erik, Laura :)
I find it much more promising than last albums of Kent, I mean I like them but it feels like Kent is back to make a real big hits like they used to 5 years ago and more.