13 Jan 2016

Nordic Vibes reviews Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation – Horse Dance

Ahead of Fridays performance at Eurosonic Festival, Nordic Vibes has reviewed Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation album 'Horse Dance':

The cosmic otherworldliness of Swedish psyche troupe Josefin Öhrn and The Liberation is about to be unleashed on audiences in the Netherlands, with the band’s appearance at Eurosonic this Friday in Groningen. The gig at Minerva Art Academy is one that is not to be missed if you’re in town, as anyone who has been caught by the spell of the band’s debut album will no doubt concur.

Released in November 2015 on Rocket Recordings, the LP Horse Dance is jam-packed with kaleidoscopic dreamy compositions. From the very outset with the first track of the album ‘Dunes’, a rhythmic pulsating sound drives forward, with Josefin’s captivating vocals making a hypnotic combination. Following on from this is the first single that was released from the album ‘Sunny Afternoon’, where a stronger, slightly more ferocious and dark sounding Josefin greets us which gives the feeling that the sun in question isn’t in the bright blue sky but deep inside us (‘golden halo round around your heart feels that you are strong, but you don’t know who you are, right here you belong’ / ‘the power of the sun lived in your heart, let it burn you alive right from the start’)...

Read the rest of the review here: Nordic Vibes