Casablanca – Riding A Black Swan

Casablanca - Riding a Black SwanWhen Casablanca released their debut album Apocalyptic Youth last year, they were hailed as somewhat a supergroup with members from big bands (Ryan Roxie, guitar – Alice Cooper), pretty big bands (Erik Stenemo, guitar – Melody Club and Joesphine Foreman, drums – Sahara Hotnights), not so big bands (Anders Ljung, lead vocals – Space Age Baby Jane) and a football (ok, soccer if you’re American) player (Mats Rubarth, bass – played for the awesome and beautiful team AIK).

Me personally not being a huge fan of any of the bands mentioned, except for Alice Cooper, didn’t have any expectations at all, but their first single “Downtown” was played on Melodifestivalen (the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest) as an intermission and I really liked the song. The album was  pretty damn brilliant and one of 2012’s best hard rock albums and it only took me one listen to it in order for me to realise it was an obvious buy.

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