The Amazing fell far from the tree. A natural process: slowly crystallizing into a collective – pushing, bending, then playing with any preconceived notions of pop.
When a band takes a name like The Amazing, they’d better have the chops to back it up. Happily, this Swedish outfit – a collective headed by
Reine Fiske and singer-songwriter Christoffer Gunrup – are masterful enough to take that mantle on.
As friends first and foremost, it’s the band’s kindred spirit that imbues the album with a feeling unlike that of most releases – one...