Dancing Through Emotions, Fredrika Rei’s Debut EP Review

Fredrika Rei, the emerging Swedish/Finnish artist and producer, unveils her debut EP “less depression, more dancing,” an enthralling journey into the depths of electro-pop expression. Born in Finland, raised in Belgium, and now based in Stockholm, Rei’s multicultural background infuses her music with a rich tapestry of influences and perspectives.


The EP serves as a collection of soulful tracks released over the past year, culminating in the crowd-pleaser bonus track “think about.” Rei’s solo artistry shines through as she navigates themes of romance, creativity, self-discovery, and sensuality, inviting listeners to embark on a journey of exploration and transformation. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Florence and the Machine and 90s Madonna, Rei’s music transcends genre boundaries, embracing the philosophy of “Panta Rei” – everything flows, everything changes. Her sound evolves organically, mirroring the ebbs and flows of life’s ever-changing currents. Notable singles like “So It Goes,” a clubby romantic anthem, and “The Human Experience,” a dramatic disco-tale, showcase Rei’s evolution as both a songwriter and producer. With each track, she delves deeper into the complexities of the human experience, offering a glimpse into her inner world.

Recorded in studios across Stockholm and co-produced with talented collaborators like Adam Dylte, Anton Öberg, and Johanna Green, “less depression, more dancing” exudes a sense of authenticity and creative freedom. Each song represents a step forward for Rei, blending infectious beats with introspective lyrics that resonate on a profound level. In essence, “less depression, more dancing” is more than just an EP; it’s a testament to Rei’s artistic vision and unwavering commitment to self-expression. With its intoxicating melodies and thought-provoking lyricism, the EP invites listeners to embrace the dance of life and find solace in the rhythm of their own existence.

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