Honey Is Cool

Baby Jane

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The title track from Baby Jane is a cover of an old Rod Stewart hit, and became a radio hit in Sweden in 2000. This version is a sweet melancholy country song with harmonica, piano, and producer Haapalainen taking part on guitar, and thus it is very far from how Honey Is Cool usually sounds. But it fits Karin Dreijer's slightly girlish voice and her special accent terrifically. Somewhat surprising, it is the strongest track on an album, where the three other songs stand on well-known Honey Is Cool ground, and thereby well-known indie pop ground as well: dripping guitars intertwined with distorted, wailing ones, and Dreijer singing somewhere in the middle, mixing the slightly cute with a cave-like atmosphere. The last track, "Grand Canaria," is a Soundtrack of Our Lives cover.

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