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Carmen Pérez Røsnes – The Art of Love

Nov. 20, 2017

With the gentle delivery of wind-swept elegance and charm, this EP from lovely songstress/composer Carmen Pérez Røsnes — entitled The Art of Love — brings forth the soft sensuality of Latin appeal. It’s the stuff that deep dreams embrace as you sleep.

The exotic lead track “A Tear That Never Falls,” possesses a powerful romantic flair despite its hard-hitting message of unrequited love (“You can’t make somebody love you, You can’t answer a phone that never calls”). Sad yet most beautiful.

The one really up-tempo track here, the title track, is artfully presented with an upbeat happy rhythm and a bright, colorful, and catchy chorus.

The track titled “Sola” is a sultry swaying Brazilian number highlighting the tickling of ivories and the soft strum of an acoustic guitar as a great backdrop to the songstress’ becoming vocals.

The whispery charm of “I Love the Way You Kiss” sings of the attractive features and characteristics of the object of her affection. It’s truly the perfect formula for a love-drenched evening with that special someone.

While Wham’s “Careless Whisper” has been covered more times than I care to count, Røsnes offers a wonderful, sexy rendition that does her vocals much justice.

One thing of special note here throughout the EP is the exquisite melody and body of this work. Oozing with soft intensity and strength, it’s an EP any love aficionado would be proud to add to his/her collection. An excellent production that should carry the listener off to a place where love blossoms every minute of the day. – Ronald Jackson