Minty Fresh
Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Twee Pop, Indie Pop, Swedish Pop/Rock, Ambient Pop, Dream Pop, Indie Rock, Pop

Album Review

With tongue firmly in cheek, the Cardigans decided to play up the candyfloss arrangements of their debut for second album Life. Where Emmerdale studied an introverted melancholy, Life is undiminished in both its independent-minded exuberance ("Hey! Get Out of My Way") and zest to enjoy life with others ("Daddy's Car," "Gordon's Gardenparty"). The incredible production and quality of arrangement from the debut are here also, even more strikingly crisp and spot-on. (Over 50 instruments were used on the 14 songs included on the Minty Fresh American release.) Though the Cardigans planned Life as something of a joke, it became one of the finest pop albums of the '90s.
John Bush, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Carnival
  2. Daddy's Car
  3. Fine
  4. Rise and Shine
  5. Our Space
  6. Celia Inside
  7. Over the Water
  8. Tomorrow
  9. Sick and Tired
  10. Beautiful One
  11. Gordon's Gardenparty
  12. Hey! Get Out of My Way
  13. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
  14. Happy Meal [*]
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