Johnossi – ‘Blood Jungle’ – Album Review 09/05/2017 8 Swedish Rock Duo – Johnossi are about to embark on the release of their latest offering Blood Jungle. Platinum selling superstars in their native Sweden with multiple industry awards, they are fast gaining audiences further afield across Europe and understandably so. Their latest release Blood Jungle is a collection of 10 easy on the ear melodic pop rock tunes that substantiate their award winning qualities. Right from the off the energetic and uplifting opener ‘Blood’ establishes the standard, which does not drop off. The boys music has a melodic quality and cohesive element as a foundation for each of their songs, drawing you in from the start of the album to the very end. Johnossi ooze character with their anthem like songs that will have you singing along in no time at all. Escapism is the name of the game here, you can loose yourself quite easily in the quality of the song writing and addictiveness of each melody, as it flows over you like a warm blanket during a cold morning in bed. Vocalist John Englebert has a real essence to his voice, at times almost sounding like the great Dave Grohl with subtle nuances across the album. Intriguing lyrics and 1st class percussive textures from partner in crime Oskar Bonde keep this beautifully composed offering interesting at all times. I cant fault this album at all, its flows seductively through each song, carrying you gracefully from story to story, before you know it the journey is over and you wonder why it had to end so soon. If you are looking for a more chilled out, easy listening pop rock album, with big hooks and unforgettable melodies; this is your album, Johnossi is your band. Blood Jungle is released through Polydor on Feb 17th. Track Listing 1. Johnossi – Blood – 03:36 2. Johnossi – Air Is Free – 03:41 3. Johnossi – Hands – 03:47 4. Johnossi – Freeman – 03:52 5. Johnossi – Weak Spots – 03:00 6. Johnossi – On A Roll – 03:38 7. Johnossi – Tall Dark Man – 04:42 8. Johnossi – Hey Kiddo – 03:29 9. Johnossi – War / Rain – 04:21 10. Johnossi – Got Your Gun – 03:41 The duo head out on a European tour in support of the release, headlining a show in the UK on Feb 15th at Oslo. 15 FEBRUARY – LONDON, Oslo 1 MARCH – LEIPZIG, Werk 2 2 MARCH – VIENNA, Flex 3 MARCH – MUNICH, Muffathalle 4 MARCH – ZURICH, Volkshaus 6 MARCH – COLOGNE, Essigfabrik 7 MARCH – MUENSTER, Skaters Palace 8 MARCH – AMSTERDAM, Bitterzoet 10 MARCH – BERLIN, Columbiahalle 11 MARCH – HAMBURG, Docks –SOLD OUT 15 MARCH – GÖTEBORG, Trädgår’n 16 MARCH – OSLO, Rockefeller 17 MARCH – KARLSTAD, Nöjesfabriken 18 MARCH – HELSINGBORG, The Tivoli 22 MARCH – KALMAR, Kalmarsalen 23 MARCH – MALMÖ, KB 24 MARCH – NORRKÖPING, Arbis 25 MARCH – UPPSALA, Katalin – SOLD OUT 31 MARCH – GÄVLE, Slick City 1 APRIL – ÖREBRO, Frimis 3 APRIL – STOCKHOLM, Cirkus 6 APRIL – ÅRE, Bygget 7 APRIL – BORLÄNGE, Liljan 8 APRIL – LINKÖPING, Garden-Konsert & Kongress Johnossi – ‘Blood Jungle’ – Album Review1929394959692017-05-099Overall ScoreShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.