The challenge she has set for herself, is a successful step. She explores unchartered territories like R & B for her duet I Don’t Want To Break Your Heart with Allan Kingdom. She goes a more synth-pop-oriented direction.
Piano is still here, but the sound is spacious and fine (Cast Away). There is magic , beauty through the album. It is a constant dynamic, tempo variation, luxurious arrangements, epic moments that leave the listener on the knees. Motherhood changed her perspective on life including her difficult relationship with her mother on the anthem Drapeau Blanc (White Flag). The tune has a catchy synth melody, both memorable and intense. Her daughter Romy born, in 2012 inspired her the lovely The Way Back Home. The song has a symphonic stylistic mood evoking an emotive imaginary. Our Love sounds like some sixties/50s soul classic with a modern take. The track is an instant anthem that has the potential to become a hit single. Oceans Brawl and Crier Tout Bas talk about the loneliness in a relationship or on the road.
This is Coeur de Pirate’s most accomplished record to date. Roses is a sizzling album showing off her ability to captivate a wide range of new listeners through an honesty that will resonate through everyone. She ‘s growing up. Roses is the perfect mirror of herself currently.