Thursday, June 14, 2007

Colony 5: Fixed

Swedish band Colony 5 is an act that I discovered and instantly fell in love with thanks to the fantastic site Pandora Radio. If you're nostalgic for the sound of old school synthpop like New Order and vocal stylings of Erasure, are a fan of VNV Nation or CTRL, or just want to add more danceable tunes to your queue, you might want to check out this group.

The sound veers a little more on the dark side of synthpop/electronica but it's still very club friendly. Fixed is a solid album with a consistent sound and incredibly catchy hooks. Band members P-O Svensson, Magnus Kalnins do a fantastic job melding relevant lyrics with intense programming and good composition. Their website, chock full of media is well worth a visit.

Listen to:
"Plastic World"
"Fallen Star"

Colony 5's Official Website
Colony 5's Myspace
Buy Fixed from

(promo shot from Colony5 wiki entry)

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey these guys are awesome!

Thursday, June 14, 2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, I'm really stuck on the "Plastic World" song.

Thursday, June 14, 2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I need my dancin' shoes....

Thursday, June 14, 2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

indeed! Very danceable. :)

Friday, June 15, 2007  

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