Friday, September 12, 2008

Kristoffer Ragnstam: Wrong Side Of The Room

Kristoffer Ragnstam
Wrong Side Of The Room
Bluhammock Records [2008]

Fire Drills Review:
Wrong Side Of The Room marks Swedish singer/songwriter Kristoffer Ragnstam's sophomore outing which expands on his debut in the arena of indie pop sensibilities. His sound is much more straight-forward than that of fellow countrymen Jens Lekman but still possess the same charm, swagger and energy. The one thing you instantly notice on Wrong Side Of The Room is Ragnstam's talent as a songwriter, which shines through on every track and forces the listener to take notice and make room for one more Swede in the player.

Key Track: "Swing That Tambourine"

Band With Similar Fire: Bowie & Beck

Swing That Tambourine (mp3)

Official Kristoffer Ragnstam Website
Kristoffer Ragnstam MySpace

-Reviewed by Aidan Rox