Featured Album [UPDATED]
ELECTRIC YOUTH - INNERWORLD “Real human bean, and a real hero…” Of course, the lyrics are wrong but it was exactly this misheard version of Electric Youth’s “Real Hero” that wormed itself into my brain during my (first of several) viewings of Drive by N.W. Refn in
This idea of innocence is reflected in every kernel of this clear labour of love – because only love could keep someone working on an album for 3-4 years, right ?
The album opens with Before Life, an instrumental intro that at its 2:11 minutes serves as a kind of a super-distilled sample of the trademark EY sound. It’s pure atmosphere that starts from a simple smouldering arpeggio riff and slowly builds up into the full-blown mini retro symphony. Overall tone is of optimism that comes from exploration and wandering.
– Filip Galetic