Princess O - Im Not N Object 4 U
ElectroClash, Electro Princess Octavia, or Princess O, if we're being accurate is the solo project of a young lady associated with Swedish act Target 4 Coma. "Object 4 U" is a two track release, demonstrating the singer's abilities.

However, what I'm finding myself face to face with is a rather messy amalgamation of music, leaving me torn between reaching for the bottle, or being captivated with this enigmatic project.

Our title track opens with Princess' gentle, fey-like Electroclash vocals, repeating the title of the release, over an experimental backdrop. Her voice reminds me at times of a gentle Geisha, barely registering a whisper at times, but with enough eerie ness to it to nearly pass as Witch House. I like this track, but it's very repetitive, and odd as hell.

"Treat Her Right" is the other track on here, and to be quite honest, I really dislike it. It's more involved, with more instrumentation, and Octavia delivers an unorthdox melody that is memorable, and nursery rhyme like, but for reasons variable, the release is sloppy and too overdone.

I can see what the project is trying to do, but I need to squint a bit. It's quite nauseating at times, with cuteness ad infinitum - perhaps best played while watching Cat videos on Facebook - but despite it's merits, this isn't one for me.
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Princess O - Im Not N Object 4 U

3.5
"Terrible"
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Electroracle
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Released off label 2012
Princess Octavia, or Princess O, if we're being accurate is the solo project of a young lady associated with Swedish act Target 4 Coma. "Object 4 U" is a two track release, demonstrating the singer's abilities.

However, what I'm finding myself face to face with is a rather messy amalgamation of music, leaving me torn between reaching for the bottle, or being captivated with this enigmatic project.

Our title track opens with Princess' gentle, fey-like Electroclash vocals, repeating the title of the release, over an experimental backdrop. Her voice reminds me at times of a gentle Geisha, barely registering a whisper at times, but with enough eerie ness to it to nearly pass as Witch House. I like this track, but it's very repetitive, and odd as hell.

"Treat Her Right" is the other track on here, and to be quite honest, I really dislike it. It's more involved, with more instrumentation, and Octavia delivers an unorthdox melody that is memorable, and nursery rhyme like, but for reasons variable, the release is sloppy and too overdone.

I can see what the project is trying to do, but I need to squint a bit. It's quite nauseating at times, with cuteness ad infinitum - perhaps best played while watching Cat videos on Facebook - but despite it's merits, this isn't one for me. Mar 16 2013

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Nick Quarm

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