As a music blogger you can’t take credit for much. You don’t write the songs or play the instruments. You don’t release the music nor do you put on shows. So that rare time when you feel you actually do something is important. I think the several times I’ve written about the music of Skatan I have helped her career. And if that’s true in any sense than I’m happy because the music of Skatan deserves to be heard by a larger audience than just her native Sweden.
The new record by this twenty year old is out May 23rd and is called Seven Trees. The first single “Control” features a little more eclectic instrumentation than in the past and Simone Andersson Wingfors voice is less processed and more immediate resulting in a song that hits all the right chords.