Ever since her debut with the Danish sensation Quadron, Coco O has ascended to iconic status in the realm of Scandinavian soul music. She has an undeniable allure with her velvety vocals, a warmth that embraces the listener.Her music, often described as timeless and soulful, has catapulted her to the pinnacle of the industry.
This unmistakable quality shines even brighter on Coco O.’s latest album, ‘Sharing is Caring.’
a four-plus-minute journey into heavenly soul music.
The album is a testament to the deep connection between Coco O and producer August Rosenbaums (the mastermind behind Songs, People, Together). Rosenbaums’ production serves as the perfect canvas, allowing Coco O’s vocals and songwriting to take center stage. She communicates a spectrum of emotions with a unique authenticity and vulnerability in every track. The lyrics are heartfelt and relatable, and the musical arrangements create an enchanting atmosphere. The pinnacle of this artistry can be found in ‘Someone Younger,’ a four-plus-minute journey into heavenly soul music.
Other tracks, like the personal favourite ‘Low Key Let Go‘ and the soul-soaked ‘Fertile Feelings,’ provide a sumptuous soundtrack to life itself. Coco O’s lyrics and melodies capture life’s experiences with grace, expressing pain in a truly elegant manner. Her voice has a transformative quality, and you almost feel the entire room exhale as she fills the airwaves.
Whenever a groove emerges, as it does in tracks like ‘Watching the News,’ Coco O. flawlessly delivers. The interplay of background harmonies and tight beats, alongside Coco O’s commanding voice, forms a mesmerising blend that captivates any listener. For those new to Coco O.’s artistry, this track serves as an ideal introduction.
For audiophiles seeking a high-fidelity speaker test, ‘Sharing is Caring‘ should be the go-to choice. The honesty of the lyrics and the captivating arrangements make this album an auditory delight.
However, it’s not all sunshine and roses.
Four of the nine songs clock in at under two minutes, and the abrupt endings, especially on the single ‘Sober Glow,‘ borders on criminal. There should be a law against it! And I’m sure any DJ would agree. It’s not a critique born of nitpicking; it’s a genuine desire to immerse longer in Coco O.’s world.
In the end, ‘Sharing is Caring‘ demands to be heard. If you have a passion for music created with unwavering integrity and heartfelt sincerity, do more than listen—share it with the world.
Sharing is Caring - Coco O.
Coco O.'s latest creation is a testament to the enduring power of soulful artistry. It's an experience that should be cherished and, yes, shared.