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Palace – ‘Retrospection – The Covers EP’ EP

Publisher
Frontiers Records
FFO
Mr. Mister, Night Ranger, Easy Action, Aviator, Air Supply, Styx, Survivor
Release Date
November 11, 2022
Publisher
Frontiers Records
Genre
Melodic Rock/Pop Rock/AOR

                What do you do when the creative cup runneth over? Well, even when you’ve just released a shit hot album, you get back into the studio and keep that flame burning and that momentum going. That is what has happened to Palace as right on the tail of the great ‘One 4 the Road’ album, the Swedish band are back with ‘Retrospection – The Covers EP’, a short EP of melodic rock and AOR covers.

                With this release, Michael Palace does exactly what is said on the tin, the Swedish musician takes a step back into the past, digs into some of his favourite records from growing up and gives them the Palace treatment. Therefore, what the listener will get here are really faithful renditions of the likes of ‘Kyrie’ from Mr. Mister and ‘Sister Christian’ by Night Ranger as Palace tear through modern adaptations delivered with both panache and reverence.

                Yeah, this is dripping with 80’s melodic rock, pop/rock and AOR, but honestly, what did you expect? Palace pay wonderful homage to artists which inspired them and though it probably won’t make a lot of people run out and purchase a copy of ‘Retrospection…’, it shows that there is a fire still roaring at Palace that they will undoubtedly take into their next studio album.

"a nice stop gap, but Palace are much better at their own stuff"
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