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Good Courage: Old, Broken and Destroyed

  1. Recalled To Life
  2. Did I Deserve This?
  3. Now I've seen it all
  4. You Kill
  5. This Day
  6. Make Me Feel
  7. I'm Not There
  8. The World Will Go On
  9. Building & Destroying
  10. Torture
  11. Guilty On All Accounts
  12. Did I Deserve This? (Bloodmix)
  13. I'm Not There (Extended)
  14. I Saw Everything

Just when you thought noone else could imitate Depeche Mode, Good Courage comes along and tries really hard to sound just like them. Albeit it is only for several tracks out of fourteen but the lead singer is a dead ringer for Alan Wilder on those tracks. The remainder of the album then swerves off the synth-pop highway and meanders along a much harsher electronic overpass. Aside from the aforementioned influence the bad avoids sounding like anyone else and performs an efficient job of developing a variance of caustic electro which skirts the edge of synth-pop like an oscillating sound wave overlapping at various junctures of the musical spectrum. However there doesn't seem to be any particular concrete directional flow of the music, nothing that make it stand out from the burgeoning electronic scene apart from it's synth-pop background. And so Good Courage remains a minor reflective surface in room full of floor length mirrors.

Good Courage are: Erich Nelson, Henrik Jenson & Jacob Neis

Cleopatra Records
8726 S. Sepulveda
Suite D-82
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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