Strange Situations - The Singles Electro, Synthpop Dekad French based Synthpop band Dekad released 'Strange Situations - The Singles' in 2012, compiling 14 tracks, each a varying mixture of their work. I gave the album a few listens over a couple of weeks to determine a first impression and then a later refreshed opinion since through the first time I felt quite average overall with the release. However, returning to it and especially a few tracks in particular have kept me coming back. The album starts with the phenomenal track of "So Sorry (Alternative Version)", which is undoubtedly my favourite track from the entire release and for that alone makes Dekad one project I'm really digging. A super catchy, melodramatic and sorrowful, dark and almost neo-romantic mood, somewhat interesting to hear from a project based in the "city of love" that is Paris. This theme continues as expected through most of the album. A smooth and consistent sound with their fair share of pleasant sounds and styles. Flowing easily from one to another adds another element to the already strong set up present on this release. I've been racking my brain for a while now trying to figure out another musician who shares a few key qualities with Dekad and I came up with Diorama. The feel of Darkwave Synthpop sure is there and I'm happy with the release on a whole. I would definitely recommend the release to anyone who hasn't experienced Dekad before. It is a nice ice-breaker into Dekad and tracks such as "So Sorry (Alternate Version)" and especially a selection of the mixes are sure to interest you! Short and sweet, nothing to complain. A pleasant release to add into your music library. 450
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Dekad - Strange Situations - The Singles

7.0
"Good"
N/A
Electroracle
Released 2012 by BOREDOMproduct
French based Synthpop band Dekad released 'Strange Situations - The Singles' in 2012, compiling 14 tracks, each a varying mixture of their work. I gave the album a few listens over a couple of weeks to determine a first impression and then a later refreshed opinion since through the first time I felt quite average overall with the release. However, returning to it and especially a few tracks in particular have kept me coming back.

The album starts with the phenomenal track of "So Sorry (Alternative Version)", which is undoubtedly my favourite track from the entire release and for that alone makes Dekad one project I'm really digging. A super catchy, melodramatic and sorrowful, dark and almost neo-romantic mood, somewhat interesting to hear from a project based in the "city of love" that is Paris. This theme continues as expected through most of the album.

A smooth and consistent sound with their fair share of pleasant sounds and styles. Flowing easily from one to another adds another element to the already strong set up present on this release. I've been racking my brain for a while now trying to figure out another musician who shares a few key qualities with Dekad and I came up with Diorama. The feel of Darkwave Synthpop sure is there and I'm happy with the release on a whole.

I would definitely recommend the release to anyone who hasn't experienced Dekad before. It is a nice ice-breaker into Dekad and tracks such as "So Sorry (Alternate Version)" and especially a selection of the mixes are sure to interest you! Short and sweet, nothing to complain. A pleasant release to add into your music library. Jul 12 2013

Liam Richards

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