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Anders Holst: Romantika

Read "Romantika" reviewed by Bridget A. Arnwine


The Sting of Stockholm is back and this time he's singing about love. On Romantika, Anders Holst's follow-up to his debut, Five (Unheard of Music, 2005), the vocalist/composer sings about what can come with the experience of love: fulfillment, regret and longing. Along with Holst, longtime collaborator Mats Byström (who worked with Holst on Five) returns, once again stepping into his role as co-composer and producer. Together, the duo writes nine of the ten songs featured on Romantika, pairing simple ...

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Anders Holst: Five

Read "Five" reviewed by Bridget A. Arnwine


Swedish-born musician Anders Holst delivers a unique combination of smooth instrumentals and heartfelt lyrics on Five. Holst, who cowrote and coproduced four of these five songs, has been dubbed the Sting of Stockholm, most likely for his comparable vocal delivery. But Holst also shares Sting's penchant for recruiting talented musicians of different musical backgrounds who are willing to give a bit of themselves in order to create a whole song.Holst features 22 musicians on Five--quite a few, considering ...


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