Arizona want to, at any price, seem drawn from the 1980s. Then the breakthrough a couple of years ago, the u.s. elektropopbandet constantly returned to the airy trumfill, syntmattor and reverb. In press photos, posing the with leather jackets and pilotglasögon. In the video for their biggest hit, they play a nice bunch on the roadtrip to Las Vegas. Polaroidkameror, acoustic guitars, the Sunset strip.
In reality they're something completely different: A collection of young popproducenter who happened to punch through themselves. The members have been trained – in college and the Jonas Brothers-producer PJ Bianco – building music according to the 2010 century industrimall. The band's overall publishing includes as many EDM remixes as original songs.
nor in the evening. When they step on the scene similar to the three actors who portray a struggling high school band: Guitarist Nate Esquite wearing a denim jacket and scarf and plays on his tejpstajlade guitar so that the robust mittbenan jumping up and down. Keyboardist David Labuguen takes in everything he can to make inveterate out. Singer Zachary Charles roars on and grab the mic just like he had seen Freddie Mercury making of ”Bohemian rhapsody”-the movie.
this will be followed by an hour of halvballader in mellantempo. ”Oceans away” is a difficult distansförhållande. ”What she wants” tells of the heartache. ”I was wrong” asking for forgiveness. The shape is comfortable: Increasing verse with the spices from the 1980's rock, epic EDM chorus, thoughtful brew, sentimental finish. A decoction of everything played on Rix FM between 2015 and today.
recognizing his samtidsidentitet it works. ”Annie” is reminiscent of an exercise in emulating recent The Weeknd, complete with Zachary Charles may lajva arrogant player. Band dancing more than the crowd. Nate Esquite trying to save it with some lovely guitar solos. It sounds as if Steve Vai not slept in a month.
the Trio from New Jersey drive ”Freaking out” for the second time, doing the advertising for their bandtröjor and step off. It requires obviously more than a couple of producentutbildningar to create a decent pop group.
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