Joyful Death

SONIKKU - Joyful Death
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 37 ratings
April 17, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Bella Union / Label
Dance Pop, Synthpop / Genres
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Não é nada muito diferente, e também nada além da bolha synth e dance pop. Mas é muito bem trabalhado na medida do possível, destaque para o remix de 'Sweat' feito pela SOPHIE - que inclusive ficou 10 vezes melhor que a original e 'Remember To Forget Me', que parece ter sido trilhada por Robyn na estrutura mais sólida do álbum, sendo o contrário da versão piano, uma balada totalmente desconexa e dispensável.
i actually really dig this lol. never had heard of sonikku before, and while i can't say i'm honestly impressed, i am curious to see what else he has in store for us in the future

as for today, his sound is a very fresh and nicely produced, synthpop nostalgia moment, as he blends, twists and explores modern, mainstream formulas with catchy and dance focused 80s throwback, building a bright and colorful record made to be played loud

joyful death does seem to age rather quickly, as some of ... read more
This is such a great Synth music, the best type of pop music. Watch him, he have potencial. 'Joyful Dead' the track is a bop!
Let the Light In 81
Wknd 87
Don't Wanna Dance With You 86
Sweat 96
X Hopeless Romantic 77
Remember To Forget Me 81
Joyful Death 84
Remember 2 Forget Me 75
Sweat [SOPHIE Remix] 100

This had some nice synthpop with some great ideas but some of the execution felt lacklustre and some tracks failed to make a lasting impression on me. But i think Sonikku has loads of potential to make great pop songs.
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Track List

  1. Let the Light In (feat. Douglas Dare)
  2. Wknd (feat. LIZ)
  3. Don't Wanna Dance With You (feat. Albertina)
  4. Sweat (feat. LIZ)
  5. X Hopeless Romantic (feat. Little Boots)
  6. Remember To Forget Me (feat. Chester Lockhart)
  7. Joyful Death (feat. Tyler Matthew Oyer)
  8. Remember 2 Forget Me (feat. Douglas Dare) [Piano Version]
  9. Sweat (feat. LIZ) [SOPHIE Remix]
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Added on: January 14, 2020