Style: Chill Out
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Max Melvin // Seaside
What do you need to make a perfect day?
Good weather, a good mood and some good music!
Well, we cannot guarantee the weather, but we definitely have something
to offer as regards the other fun factors. Try Max Melvins debut
album Seaside for instance. Itll make you want to sit
back and relax, but it also has this irresistible anti-snooze factor.
Seaside lets you recuperate and puts you in a good mood.
Masterminded by producers Andreas Bruhn and Stefan Rekittke, Seaside
is a true artists album. The two Hamburg residents combined their
talents and ideas in order to create a musical experience that would be
nothing like the stuff they did before. This time, we wanted to
come up with the kind of music we like to listen to ourselves, nothing
more and nothing less, explains Stefan. Inspired by styles as varied
as jazz, ambient and classical music, Andreas and Stefan created a kaleidoscope
of sounds, easy beats, smooth bass lines and wonderfully warm vocals
a fantastic journey through the melancholy of music.
The listeners response may be described as pure pleasure. Take the
Mediterranean-sounding Sand, for example, soon to be found
in every Iberia Airlines passengers carry-on luggage. Or listen
to Flying High, an imposing vocal track you just never want
to end. Every song on the album creates a unique atmosphere, sometimes
melancholy and sometimes cheerful, yet always emotional and perfectly
It may seem a bit odd that this kind of music should come from Hamburg,
known to be a place in Germany where people are rather cool and distanced.
Some had immediately attributed Seaside to a more southern
One thing is for sure though: you can listen to Max Melvin anywhere, anytime.
Come rain, shine or snowstorm, no matter if youre in Germany or
anywhere else in the world...
01 Sand 05:51
02 Sweet Elektra 06:57
03 Flying High 05:39
04 Sister Europe 06:16
05 Magnolia 05:44
06 Sometimes 07:11
07 Seaside 05:46
08 Subterrean 07:36
09 Whatever 06:36
10 Lo-Fi City 07:10
11 Sand (Reprise) 07:14
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