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TANDYM / CITY OUT OF TIME
LABEL: SAFFOLD PRODUCTIONS SAFFPRODCD1
OVERALL: 60%
Produced by: Tandym
  1. City Out Of Time
  2. Can't Blame The World
  3. Don't Walk Away
  4. Jericho
  5. Annie
  6. Love Walked Away
  7. Symptom Of Reality
  8. I'll Wait
  9. All In You
  10. Lovin' For Granted
  11. The Busdriver
It's more like band out of time for Tandym, who play a brand of catchy pop inspired 80's AOR.
But if that is your cup of tea then Tandym might slot into your collection quite nicely.
They perform the songs with a degree of passion and definite conviction, but it does suffer from a lack of production and occasionally song quality. The album is demo-ish in places, but gains respect in the quality of the songs.
Can't Blame The World great - a real good hook and a song that might be worth re-recording when a suitable budget is obtained.
Don't Walk Away is also pretty solid.
Jerico sounds a little like Ken Tamplin, but the keyboards and production let the track down a little.
other highlights are Love Walked Away, which is a cool big ballad and the other ballad, the keyboard/vocal All In You.
All in all, a promising debut, but one that could use a better production ballad and an album that in reality is quite dated in it's sound.
But like I said, if 80's pop AOR is your thing, then investigate Tandym, you might find something you like.
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PRODUCTION: 52%SONGS: 69%VIBE: 68%ATTITUDE: 65%
ESSENTIAL FOR: 80's keyboard pop / AOR. Indie AOR bands.

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