Label: Johanna - JHN 2014 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Finland • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave
After the excellent but unrepresentative debut album and a series of singles with cover songs, in Se released Pahaa unta? People who discovered Se from Vostok Jazz Reprise - Various - Gradation: Transition compilation and liked or loved their songs Ei asfaltti liiku and Peilit, were probably surprised, some possibly even disappointed when Se's first album There isn't a single mediocre track on the A side: Pahaa unta starts the album with a infectious drive, and is followed by Kyynelet and Anna mun olla with a somewhat unflattering yet funny story.
Kun valot sammuu is possibly the best track on the album. If only more people could create melodies like that. If you think there are even better songs on the album than that, you're probably thinking of the next one, Varjot. It's hauntingly beautiful, just Kyyneleet - Se - Pahaa Unta piano and vocals. The song and the story builds towards the end, and with guitar joining in, just flies away into the clouds. There are great songs on the B side as well, but if the album is played on repeat, some of the B side tracks are probably the first ones to Kyyneleet - Se - Pahaa Unta dropped from the playlist.
Pahaa unta? Luckily it has been available almost without interruption ever since its original release in CD format frommaking it possible for new generations to discover this great piece of work. Artist Album Song Label.
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