Thursday, May 26, 2016

ALBUM REVIEW: AMIR - AU COEUR DE MOI

Amir, who represented France with success - for a change! - at the Eurovision song contest 2016 in Stockholm released his debut French* album during the Eurovision holabaloo. The album includes besides his Eurovision entry J'ai cherche also his  single Oasis but ignoring his The Voice single All of me and video Candle in the wind. Nor this wonderful David D'Or affair is included.
Twelve songs with a nice mixture of French pop, a hint of oriental especially in the way he uses his voice at times. Some English here and there. There are several songs that would have been worthy the Eurovision stage in Globen. This blogger enjoys the whole album and it's difficult to pick up songs to highlight but Tres haut, I know, Ma vie ma ville mon monde, Lost and Il est temps qu'on m'aime are all excellent and playing in this household in repeat. If you haven't got this album yet and liked J'ai cherche even a little bit you will like this album. Buy it. Amir deserves to break through big time, also outside France. I give this album 4,5 out of 5. Love it. If it included also this David D'or affair it would have been full 5!
*He released his debut album in 2011 in Israel that you can listen here
And below is a nice surprise!


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