AOTY 2021

Dark & Beautiful Secrets

Normandie - Dark & Beautiful Secrets
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February 19, 2021 / Release Date
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I was gonna cover this band earlier this week but I noticed that they had a new album coming so I choose to wait and for that to drop and here it is, the new album, now I can judge em without the chance that they might drop something amazing and make everything I said about em irrelevant.

So how is this new Normandie album? Well it's not exactly good imo but I will give it this, it doesn't go into 50 different directions however it also doesn't do much to not come ... read more
Normandie - Dark & Beautiful Secrets

Genre: Alternative Rock
Country: Sweden

Final Verdict: 63% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 56th / 164

Highlight: Mission Control

Made me think of:
Sleeping with Sirens
Fall Out Boy
I find these guys very underrated, but at the same time I guess I know why they aren't so popular. Their music isn't very special and that kinda hurts this album, the good thing is it's not trying too hard to be. It's fun, entertaining, and if it wasn't for the lackluster second half, this would be kinda great.
BMTH's amo, but somehow worse.
The third album from Swedish alt-rockers Normandie, 'Dark & Beautiful Secrets' sees the band following in the footsteps of Bring Me The Horizon and other such bands, with an album of heavy, catchy alternative-rock that is crammed with electronic and pop elements. For purists of heavy music, this is an album that will definitely disappoint, and it's evident from the reviews that have been posted before mine that fans of the band have found it to be a polarising listen; however, I am ... read more
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Added on: October 26, 2020