– The streaming age provides for always standardized song structures, but dezabel doesn't take part in this. They don't have to either, after all,...Read Biography
The streaming age provides for always standardized song structures, but dezabel doesn't take part in this. They don't have to either, after all, they refuse precise genre categorization. For a moment, "Ego" reminds us of the heyday of Trip-Hop. But soon influences from modern R&B and Hip-Hop are added, underlying trap elements are interspersed, and somehow the track flows into your ears like a real pop song. At first, you might perceive "Ego" as spherical and experimental, but in the next moment, it seems trustful and catchy.
On the one hand, this is due to the original production, which skillfully fuses modern drum grooves, analog as well as synthetic sounds. On the other hand, there is this voice, which you won't forget for a long time and which seems to float above the production. No doubt, dezabel have found their musical recipe and this although the duo consists of two personalities who couldn't be more different.
The unmistakable voice belongs to Isa Wallin, who as lead singer with SoulVirus, Maxin and Lightluck not only gained a lot of experience but also lets off steam in various styles. Producer Bilgi Sakarya is responsible for setting this voice in the right light.
Isa and Bilgi manage to reconcile their numerous and very versatile musical ideas and transform them into lyrics and melodies as a team. With these, they want to tell stories in the course of which the listeners find themselves. Just like on this beautiful journey through one's own ego, with which an impressive first sign of life is given by dezabel.