It was on my thoughts to cowl the brand new The 1975 tune these previous few days. Nevertheless, for the reason that observe got here out and has but, to gasoline the excite in me. I lastly got here to the choice to not write about it. My reluctance nonetheless, has lead me to pay nearer consideration to Filipino-Japanese synth-pop singer-songwriter Ena Mori. Together with her debut album “Don’t Blame The Wild One!” simply out. There was a cohesion of digital experimentation from her, primed and prepared for me to discover.
Once I say the album is fearless in its intent. I imply it. Whereas listening, I observed Ena interpolates swelling synth-pop between scrumptious off-kilter moments. She covers a variety of subjects that are carried round a central theme of being daring and unapologetic. The glistening single releases “Fall InLove!” “SOS” “Vivid,” and “Oh, Bleeding Hearts?” In these lovely packaged music vessels. Is the place she speaks eloquently about ignorance, disillusionment, and feeling outcast. And is the place she discusses her personal insecurities and different delicate points. Confirming this, Ena imparts. “This document is a love letter to myself and whoever feels much less like themselves.”
Taking the highlight. Manila-based Mori has launched her debut album title observe, “Don’t Blame The Wild One!“. The tune. (One among her extra experimental tracks.) Options wholehearted and sincere lyrics that deal with the subject of self-worth.
“Inform me your emotions. I communicate. Louder. Louder. Until, my voice is gone. Inform me your emotions. I communicate. Louder. Louder for the quiet ones, hurting your emotions.” She sings
Her phrases. Change into a rallying name to misplaced souls and the damaged. They provide a way of hope with a lift of optimism. The place they discover emotions of disconnection, isolation and feeling misplaced. Each lyrically astute and melodically enchanting. Her alt-pop grooves captivate. These ignite a promising, electrifying model. In her first physique of labor. She finds inspiration in acts akin to Cocteau Twins, Bjork and Speaking Heads.
Interprets the above within the music which is slick, fashionable, and hyper-cool. And the place I discover her (Ena) as fascinating and mentally stimulating. In the identical method as I do artists akin to Grimes and Kate Bush. (The latter who Ena Mori’s work bares a passing resemblance.)