. She can hit wide range of octaves and her voice is soft yet loud and carrying. Singer Valeska Steiner who is originally from Zurich, Switzerland and musician Sonja Glass met in 2005 at Hamburg's Hochschule für Musik und Theater University of Music and Theater and formed the band in 2007. Sites: MusicBrainz, Facebook and MySpace 2 A Czech punk rock band from Brno. We Were Here Acoustic Version 3:57 11. The lyrics for all songs of the Album We Were Here are available with us.
The album is filled with smart lyrics and catchy indie-punk tracks. Overall it is a excellent album, especially if you have read and seen A Clockwork Orange. No Part of It, is a track that was written about the current refugee crisis throughout Germany and the rest of Europe. Her vocal range is every bit impressive. The album cover fits with the lyrics and overall sound of the album. The album provides much needed change of pace and contrast in my playlists that I listen to.
Into the Wild 3:26 Deluxe Edition 10. And man does From Caplan to Belsize from Muncie Girls hit a home run. Flames Acoustic Version 3:36 13. Sites: Official Website, Bandzone and Facebook 3 A Norwegian rock band with quite a unique style. Ein Kleines Bisschen Horrorshau by Die Toten Hosen, is one of the quintessential German punk albums. The artist just dropped his latest collection We Were Here — and we have it here for you to check out! I wanted to do three top ten lists that outline my favorite items songs, albums, artists listened to from the past year. The album was an English language release of their tenth studio album, From the : Versatility, diversity, and rock… those are three words that you never expect to hear in the same sentence.
If you happen to see their , they played a version of Ich mach nicht mehr mit with two other drummers … this song is meant to be played live in front of thousands of people. This album was creatively written and the lyrics are imaginative. Canadian punk band Billy Talent, never disappoints. I love contrast in the music I listen to. No Sleep for the Dreamer 4:42 06. The lyrics of the tracks on here are odd and cryptic, yet give a view into the human condition. This German-Swiss pop duo provides some of the contrast on my playlists.
The Beatsteaks, much like the Donots, are veterans of German punk rock. Conclusion There you have it my top 10 albums that I listened to from the past year. Their fifth album picks up where left off. Hit My Heart Acoustic Version 3:44 12. Join 1,774 other followers Looking for something specific? Each album listed will have a short explanation as to why it was my favorite.
Hotel Acoustic Version 3:59 14. But This Could Be A Possibility is a slick and well-crafted debut. The album is full of soaring choruses, crunchy guitar riffs which harmonize when needed, as well as filled with poppy hooks…. I Will Deny is a giant arena rocker. Boy is a name of at least 5 artists: 1 A Swiss—German pop duo founded in 2007 by Swiss singer Valeska Steiner aka Valeska and German bassist Sonja Milena Glass. While their old punk intensity may or may not be fully present on this album, the catchy choruses and riffs are bountiful.
This is something new I wanted to try starting this year. One listen to the third track, The Other Line, from French pop-punk band, Chunk! Fear follows in the same vein as We Were Here does, but builds on it. These different sounds and styles add layers of versatility; there is no one set, specific tone to any of the tracks. This found especially with the first half of the album as the tracks are slightly gritty, urban, modern, and busy. Each song has that catchy and melodic, yet edgy pop-punk feel to it without it going into too much of mainstream pop-rock. This list, will be my favorite albums that I listened to this year. Number Eight: This Could be a Possibility — Valencia 2005 Loud and local.
I view this album as a transitional one for future albums, except this album is actually great for a transitional album. From the album review: We Were Here is an excellent sophomore album and perfect follow up to their debut Mutual Friends. They are based in Zurich and Hamburg. But the Donots have created an album that is both versatile and diverse, but manages to keep a classic punk rock sound. Part one, the single version and the second track of the album hits home on conquering fears and taking a step into the unknown. Search for: See the most recent posts! I found myself shouting along to the message of the song. You will get minimum size zip file for the Album We Were Here.
Their fifth album, Afraid of Heights captures the essence of previous Billy Talent releases… from the catchy anthems of , , and to the gravity and headiness of. We Were Here is an excellent sophomore album and perfect follow up to their debut Mutual Friends. Number two: Afraid of Heights — Billy Talent 2016 I awaited this album for awhile. I would love to hear about your top 10 albums that you listened to in the past year. Inspired by Turbonegro and Motörhead. Enter your email to follow and receive fun! Number Five: Get Lost, Find Yourself — Chunk! The album has excellent songwriting, excellent dynamics, and overall catchy quips within the songs.
The album was released on September 15th 2015 through Nettwerk Records in North America and Grönland Records in Europe. Number Four: Boombox — Beatsteaks 2011 Once again, another German punk band sneak their way into my most listened to albums for the year. Number ten on the list is ¡Carajo! I mean seriously, how many bands can even pull off something like this? Valencia was one the bands I listened to so much in high school. The ending track, Bye, Bye Alex is pretty much structurally and musically similar to the opening track, Hier kommt Alex. The album signals a promising future for future albums from the duo. Though Beatsteaks, to me, have always been closer to alternative rock. Tracks like Playing Dead, Set it Straight, as well as The Other Line remind us just how fun pop-punk can be.