Kygo's debut Cloud Nine was released this week, sadly not quite living up to the high expectations of his chart releases. The Intro is a 2 minute, instrumental track featuring soft keys giving a slight introduction to the momentous 15 track album.
The 2nd single to be released from Cloud Nine was Stole The Show, bringing tropical house into its true form, with a slow subtle pace during the verses before leading into a faster chorus. The distinctive vocals from upcoming artist Parson James help make the track a standout point of the album.
Kygo has undoubtedly pushed tropical house to the mainstream using vocalists such as Kodaline, (featured on his lasted single release Raging). The guitars and subtle vocals from the Irish band contrast typical electronica and house tracks. An unlikely collaboration on track Fiction, featuring Tom Odell, helps make the track come alive on what is otherwise quite a mediocre song. Odell's vocals are exposed yet dominant overtaking and making listeners forget this is a Kygo release.
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