Illumination ‎– This Is Illumination

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
74321 703372, 74321 703 372 Illumination This Is Illumination(CD, Album) RCA, RCA 74321 703372, 74321 703 372 Norway 2000 Sell This Version
944247-4 Illumination This Is Illumination(Cass, Album) ToCo International 944247-4 Indonesia 2000 Sell This Version
74321 98886 2 Illumination This Is Illumination(CD) Logic Records 74321 98886 2 US 2003 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

July 11, 2004
edited over 14 years ago
referencing This Is Illumination, CD, Album, 74321 703372, 74321 703 372

Something about those Scandanavians makes them put out some great electronic music, and Illumination's first album, THIS IS ILLUMINATION, is no exception. The opening track, "Perfect Sky," is dark, with filtered vocals that seem to drift in out of the ether. "She Got Soul" is funkier, but still retains some darkness. An underlying sadness seems to permeate these songs, from "Somewhere Out There" to the torch song, "Cry Me a River." "Cookie Raver" throws in an uplifting straight-up techno track to keep things from getting too gloomy. The album closes with some more moody techno, but you know what? Sometimes it's good to be sad, as long as you're still grooving.