I have that same magical feeling about what I am doing now that I had when I first started writing songs” The rest of the band were drawn in by her musical vision, and Juju's fans are rallying in support of this new musical adventure. It sounds like a garage band recording a version of an electro band playing Velvet Underground songs. They recorded the entire album in their garage with two microphones, some dusty instruments and an old laptop, but the end product is a flawless production that captures Juju's quirky imagination and unexpected twists and turns. It’s pop, but with a real focus on the finer intricacies of the music, which boasts complex arrangements to keep the sound fresh. At times the beat is almost tribal, and at others it’s layered with melodies, the sounds and vocals harmonising and blending until picking out each element becomes impossible. First single Melt Into The Sun could in many ways been seen as a reference to Juju’s former experiences, and as she sings ‘everybody turn back time and start all over’ she hints at a desire to change her past. Later, as she sings ‘now that you’re in my boat we can rock it together,’ there’s also a sense of hope, and of new beginnings. The video was envisioned and directed by avant-garde Albanian artist Bekim Mala, and was filmed in a stone barn with no heaters on a snowy morning in November.
Juju likes to do things her own way, so she got hold of actors, crew, a location, costumes, a boxing ring and a load of hay bales to realise Bekim’s vision. This short film isn't your average pop video, but then Candy Says aren’t your average pop band Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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