Those Dancing Days, 'Daydreams and Nightmares' (Wichita)

6
Daydreams and Nightmares
Critical Mass
Release Date: March 1, 2011
Label: Wichita

by Caryn Ganz

This formerly twee Swedish girl group boast a soulfully swaggering frontwoman, Linnea Jönsson, and a fairly significant identity crisis.On their second album, the quintet of school chums make synth rock that swings from Paramore's perky punch ("Reaching Forward") to Franz Ferdinand's post-punk bounce (sweet first single "I'll Be Yours"). Hook-machine songwriter-producer Max Martin ensures that "Can't Find Entrance" is explosively catchy, but Jönsson seems to have more fun stiff-arming her way through the riot grrrl throwdown "Fuckarias": "I'm dizzy, you're sobbing," she sings as the band falls into chaos behind her.

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Azealia Banks — Heavy Metal And Reflective " 02:31
  • 2 Mystery Skulls — Paralyzed (Single Version) " 02:34
  • 3 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 4 Kevin Morby — We Did It All Wrong " 04:47
  • 5 Kiesza — Giant In My Heart (Arches Remix) " 05:50
  • 6 Bellows — Funny Things " 03:17
  • 7 Living Days — Thrill Anybody (MNDR Remix) " 04:07

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA